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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4694 • Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin, June? 1772 n.s.
Dated . Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Wien (Austria). Written in Latin.

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Linnaeus thanks 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.
for seeds of Drypis.

Linnaeus identifies the Adonis as Adonis apennina.

On Lota, Linnaeus identifies it as Tulbagia, which he had received from the Cape of Good Hope. It was formerly unpublished but is found in Mantissa plantarum altera, 2nd editionLinnaeus, Carl Mantissa
plantarum altera
(1766), 2nd ed.
(Stockholm 1771). Soulsby no. 312.
. It had got its name from the fact that it arrived to Linnaeus from the C. Rijk TulbaghTulbagh, C. Rijk (1699-1771).
Dutch. Governor at the Cape in 1751. He
sent plants, bulbs and seeds to Linnaeus
in 1761. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
in the province of Good Hope [presumably in 1764Letter L3514], together with a great number of dried plants, bulbs and insects. Linnaeusís first thought was to associate it with Narcissi.

[2004-07-11]

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

upEDITIONS

1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 123-124   p.123  p.124.