Carl Linnaeus to Domenico Vandelli,
1 October 1763 n.s.
L3323. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Domenico VandelliDomenico Vandelli (1735-1816). Italian.
Linnaeus thanks Domenico VandelliVandelli, Domenico (1735-1816).
He comments on a few of the specimens, which he admits that he had not seen before. These are: Saxifraga burseriana, Saxifraga hypnoides and Arenaria rotundifolia.
Linnaeus has received a Thea from China. It may be the first one ever in a European garden.
Vallisneria was interesting to Linnaeus, and it was a very beautiful specimen. Its flower is very like that of Juncus lacustris.
Linnaeus had wondered how Pietro ArduinoArduino, Pietro (1728-1805).
1. Florae lusitanicae et brasiliensis specimen (1788), p. 78-79 .