Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
26 February 1762 n.s.
L3037. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus thanks Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Among a number of answers and comments, Linnaeus wonders from where Jacquin has got Laurus cinnamomus which, to Linnaeus’s knowledge, has not yet been seen in Europe,.
Linnaeus has begun a new edition of Species plantarum [Linnaeus refers to Species plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Species
Linnaeus can not determine the lichens sent. – He again sends seeds of Claytonia sibirica, which should be sown in a soil mixed with calciferous sand. – He hopes for nice plants from the seeds received, especially Cacalia, Cherleria and Arctium personata. – Ranunculus lanuginosus flowers, but Linnaeus had expected it to be Anemone narcissiflora. – A short description of Menais is given. – The seeds of Drypis received were not good.
Linnaeus has received sixty plates from Georg Christian Oeder’sOeder, Georg Christian von
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 50-52 p.50 p.51 p.52.