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Link: • Pietro Arduino to Carl Linnaeus, 12 September 1763 n.s.
Dated Pridie Idus 7bris 1763. Sent from Padua (Italia) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Latin.


Pietro ArduinoArduino, Pietro (1728-1805).
Italian. Professor of economy, Padua.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
thanks Linnaeus for the prompt answer [Linnaeus to Arduino, 2 August, 1763Letter L3290] to his letter [Arduino to Linnaeus, 12 June 1763Letter L3350], which had given him answers to many of his problems. Arduino sends this letter to be further informed on the new genus Cornelia verticillata, and he wants an answer by return of mail. Arduino encloses a dried specimen and a description of it, so that Linnaeus can include it into the Genera plantarum [Arduino refers to the next edition, Genera plantarum [...] editio sextaLinnaeus, Carl Genera
plantarum [...] editio sexta ab auctore
reformata et aucta
(Stockholm 1764).
Soulsby no. 305.

Arduino makes some additional comments on some of the plants discussed in the earlier letters. He also asks for citations of earlier publications on some plants.

Arduino states that he is still interested in getting Linnaeusís comments on the plants sent two years earlier and recently delivered to Linnaeus.

Arduino is interested in obtaining copies of the Species plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Species
(Stockholm 1762-1763).
Soulsby no. 500.
and Decas prima [et secunda] plantarum rariorum horti UpsaliensisLinnaeus the Younger, Carl
Decas prima [et secunda] plantarum
rariorum horti Upsaliensis sistens
descriptiones & figuras plantarum
minus cognitarum
, which Linnaeus mentioned in his letter, and promises to send Linnaeus Italian books in exchange.


a. (LS, I, 162-163). [1] [2] [3]


1. Bref och skrifvelser (1916), vol. II:1, p. 85-86   p.85  p.86.