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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2025 • Carl Linnaeus to Pehr Osbeck, 19 March 1756 n.s.
Dated 1756 d 19. Martii. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to (). Written in Swedish.

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Linnaeus has looked in his Flora Svecica 2nd ed.Linnaeus, Carl Flora Svecica
: exhibens plantas per regnum Sveciae
crescentes, systematice cum differentiis
specierum, synonymis autorum, nominibus
incolarum, solo locorum, usu
oeconomorum, officinalibus
pharmacopaeorum
2nd ed. (Stockholm
1755). Soulsby no. 409.
and found the Silene on page 148 as number 388. However, Dianthus plumarius with separated petals seems to be superbus. Several people have thought that the superbus is a variant of the plumarius, but it is evident that ours is superbus.

Linnaeus will send Osbeck Mirabilis [a word illegible], and Dodecathion. Ipomoea duamodis has not got ripe seeds, so Linnaeus cannot send it.

Ofradion has not been received by Linnaeus. However, it is not a variant. Linnaeus calls this genus Chiton.

Linnaeus wishes Osbeck welcome.

Linnaeus will not be reminded about Amoenitates academicaeLinnaeus, Carl Amoenitates
academicae
, I-X (Stockholm
1749-1790). Soulsby no. 1280.
. Linnaeus wishes he could find something better.

Linnaeus has finished the printing of Flora PalaestinaLinnaeus, Carl Flora
Palaestina
, diss., resp. J. Strand
(Uppsala, 1756). Soulsby no. 1886.
, Flora AlpinaLinnaeus, Carl Flora
Alpina
, diss., resp. N. Åmann
(Uppsala 1756). Soulsby no. 1891.
and Calendarium florae eller Blomster-almanachLinnaeus, Carl Calendarium
florae eller Blomster-almanach [] under
Carl Linnaei inseende utgifwit på
latin [...] och sedermera
förswänskat af Alexander Mal.
Berger
(Stockholm, [1756] 1757).
Soulsby no. 1906.
, and he will send them to Osbeck as soon as possible.

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a. original holograph (KVA). [1]