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Sent by:
Isaac Bayley Balfour
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
On:
29 August 1911

Sent by Isaac Bayley Balfour, R Botanic Garden, Edinburgh to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 29 August 1911.

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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna

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LETTER (WCP2122.2012)

A typical letter typewritten  in English and signed by author.

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British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46438 f. 217
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Isaac Bayley Balfour Literary Estate.

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ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS

EDINBURGH

REGIUS KEEPER

29th August 1911.

Dear Dr. Wallace,

Primula saxatilis is a hardy form, growing all over Northern Asia. It is a plant that is frequently found in cultivation under the name of P. cortusoides, and also recently it has come into the market as P. oreodoxa. It is easily recognised by the very long pedicels of the flowers far overtopping the bracts. The true P. cortusoides has a dense umbel with very short pedicels to the flowers. P. oreodoxa is not in cultivation.

Believe me to be, | Yours very truly, | Isaac Bayley Balfour [signature]

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