Domenico Maria Leone Cirillo to Carl Linnaeus,
31 January 1763 n.s.
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Cirillo has questions as to some names of plants in Linnaeus’s Systema naturae, 10th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
Cirillo’s poor health and other obligations have stopped him from working with his “Flora Neopolitana” [the first volume of this work was published in 1788, Dominici Cyrilli [...] Plantarum variorum regni Neapolitani fasciculiis primus (secundus)Cirillo, Domenico Maria Leone
Cirillo mentions a very beautiful moss, Bryum alpinum. He cannot find a similar species in Linnaeus’s works.
Cirillo mentions some plants that he has collected, for example, orchids and a very beautiful Galium.
Crocus bulbocodium flowers in a private pleasure garden.
Cirillo sends some rare seeds.
Cirillo eagerly awaits a new edition of Linnaeus’s Species plantarum [Cirillo refers to the new edition, Species plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Species
Cirillo offers to send insects.