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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4544 • Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin, 22 September 1771 n.s.
Dated 1771 d. 22 Septembr.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Wien (Austria). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus goes directly to comments on the numbered plates received, about which Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
(1727-1817). Dutch. Botanist. In
1755 at the order of emperor Franz I of
Austria he went to the Antilles and
South America. In 1763 he became
professor of mineralogy and chemistry at
Chemnitz, later professor of botany at
Vienna and director of the botanical
garden at Schönbrunn. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
had made questions in his previous letter (28 August 1771Letter L4529). Among them: Cnicus; Selinus; Antirrhinum cirrhosum, where Linnaeus gives a reference to a work in Amoenitates AcademicaeLinnaeus, Carl Amoenitates
academicae
, I-X (Stockholm
1749-1790). Soulsby no. 1280.
; Sempervivum globuliferum, which may be a variety of Sempervivum hirtum.

Linnaeus admits to Jacquin that Raphanus caudatus seems to change with time and become more like Raphanus vulgaris.

[2004-07-11]

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (UUB, G152g). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 117-118   p.117  p.118.