Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
20 April 1768 n.s.
L4063. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus starts with a few comments on plants, among them Cleome gigantea, Loasa and Anastatica syriaca.
Linnaeus informs Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Linnaeus knows very well the ignorant Aadrian StekhovenStekhoven, Aadrian Dutch.
Linnaeus thanks for the letter of 25 February 1768Letter L4036, which had arrived only the day before.
Armeniaca fruticosa and Scopolia grow from seeds, and Scopolia withstands the Uppsala climate.
In reply to Jacquin’s request, Linnaeus ends with a long quotation in Italian from Silvio-Paolo BocconeBoccone, Silvio-Paolo
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 93-95 p.93 p.94 p.95.