Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
4 November 1768 n.s.
L4140. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus is pleased that Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
The Loasa continues to harass Linnaeus, since the seeds do not germinate. Linnaeus implores Jacquin to try to get new and better ones.
Linnaeus describes a Dionaea that catches flies.
Anders Philip TidströmTidström, Anders Philip
Linnaeus answers the question on the flies but reports that he does not know the Campanula. He has Cleome gigantea growing in the window of his study chamber; it reminds him of Jacquin’s friendship.
Linnaeus will try to get seeds of Calcearia and send to Jacquin.
a. original holograph (UUB, G152g). 
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 98-99 p.98 p.99.