Antonio Turra to Carl Linnaeus,
20 February 1766 n.s.
L3712. Antonio TurraAntonio Turra (1730-1796). Italian.
After two years Antonio TurraTurra, Antonio (1730-1796).
Turra enjoyed receiving the seeds of Melica and Polemonium.
Turra was pleased to read Linnaeus’s judgement regarding his work [Farsetia, novum genusTurra, Antonio Farsetia,
Turra’s hermaphrodite Coriaria has given seeds without a male. He will find out whether the seeds are sterile.
Turra points out an error by the typographer regarding Centaurea pinnatispina.
Turra will be pleased to receive the dried plants that he had asked Linnaeus to send. He would also like to receive Fuci, Ulvae, Confervae, etc., which can be sent to Hamburg or to Nuremberg; names and addresses are given.
Turra would like to know what name Linnaeus has given to the syphilitic plant, called Ajacki by the Americans, in his Systema naturae, 10th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
Turra gives Vitaliano Donati’sDonati, Vitaliano (1713-1763).