Wrote Letter L-408 of 1702-12-25 to the members of the Royal Society about duckweed, its roots and reproduction, the little animals attached to it, and asexual reproduction

December 25, 1702
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Text of the letter in the original Dutch and in English translation from Alle de Brieven. The Collected Letters at the DBNL - De Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren

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Description of duckweed, its roots and procreation. On Hydra's, Ciliates, Vorticellids, and Rotifers, which are attached to the roots of the duckweed.

Duckweed, its roots and reproduction. Ciliates, vorticellids and rotifera and the budding of hydra, all of which are attached to duckweed. Asexual procreation.