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Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on two papers 'On the sexual cells and the early stages in the development of Millepora plicata' by Sydney John Hickson and 'A contribution to the study of the comparative anatomy of flowers' by G Henslow

Reference number: RR/10/178

Date: 28 December 1887

Description

First paper - Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests the author exhibit his specimen preparations.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1888]

Second paper - Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', along with all of the drawings.

Subject: Botany

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 1888']

Reference number
RR/10/178
Earliest possible date
28 December 1887
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
5 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Edwin Ray Lankester

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Edwin Ray Lankester, Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on two papers 'On the sexual cells and the early stages in the development of Millepora plicata' by Sydney John Hickson and 'A contribution to the study of the comparative anatomy of flowers' by G Henslow, 28 December 1887, RR/10/178, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_178/referees-report-by-edwin-ray-lankester-on-two-papers-on-the-sexual-cells-and-the-early-stages-in-the-development-of-millepora-plicata-by-sydney-john-hickson-and-a-contribution-to-the-study-of-the-comparative-anatomy-of-flowers-by-g-henslow, accessed on 16 April 2024

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