Carl Linnaeus to Johan Gustaf Wahlbom,
May 1755 n.s.
L1903. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Johan Gustaf WahlbomJohan Gustaf Wahlbom (1724-1808).
Linnaeus thanks Johan Gustaf WahlbomWahlbom, Johan Gustaf
One of the plants is Saxifraga tridactylites, which grows near the castle, and the other Anemone ranunculoides, found at Ekolsund and Åbo, as in Bohuslän and Skåne. Linnaeus has it in the garden.
Linnaeus has only one copy of Charles Alston’sAlston, Charles (1683-1760).
Linnaeus has no seeds of Caffeina, nor of the grass in the garden. Wahlbom should be able to get it by contacting Anders Philip TidströmTidström, Anders Philip
Linnaeus reminds Wahlbom to collect seeds of Chrysocoma for him in Öland, if he goes to the island during the autumn. If there is a suitable opportunity, Wahlbom could send a living specimen, but it must be packed carefully, and it must not be too tightly wrapped.
Linnaeus sends his regards to the bishop’s [Magnus Olai BeroniusBeronius, Magnus Olai
Linnaeus has not heard from Daniel RolanderRolander, Daniel (1725-1793).