Christian Konrad Sprengel Quote

Nature appears not to have intended that any flower should be fertilized by its own pollen.


Das entdeckte Geheimniss der Natur im Bau und in der Befructung der Blumen (1793), 43. Quoted in Lawrence J. King, 'Christian Konrad Sprengel', in C. C. Gillispie (ed.), Dictionary of Scientific Biography (1975), Vol. 12

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Nature appears not to have intended that any flower should be fertilized by its own pollen.

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Nature appears not to have intended that any flower should be fertilized by its own pollen.

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Nature appears not to have intended that any flower should be fertilized by its own pollen.

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Nature appears not to have intended that any flower should be fertilized by its own pollen.