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Link: • Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin to Carl Linnaeus, 26 July 1767 n.s.
Dated 26. Julii 1767. Sent from Schemnitz (Germany) to (). Written in Latin.


Jacquin thanks for the letter of 1 July 1767Letter L3937 and is sorry that Linnaeus does not feel well. He advises him to take good care of himself.

Jacquin will send seeds of Loasa. – A long part of the letter deals with a description of Symphytum tuberosum with a quotation from Observationum botanicorum [...] pars I-IV et ultimaJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Observationum botanicarum
iconibus ab auctore delineatis
illustratarum pars I-IV et ultima

(Vienna 1764-1771).

Among minor details, Jacquin mentions that Gnaphalium alpinum is not found in the Austrian Alps but in the Carniolic. Antonio Giovanni ScopoliScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
(1723-1788). Italian. Physician and
naturalist. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
has given Jacquin a specimen, with both sexes in the same flower.

Jacquin wants Linnaeus s help on Senecio and on a species of Nepeta which he has not found in Linnaeus’s works. He also encloses a specimen of Cistus Aegyptiacus.



a. (LS, VII, 246-248). [1] [2] [3] [4]