Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
26 December 1772 n.s.
L4768. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus is surprised that Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Linnaeus forwards a request from Berge FrondinFrondin, Berge (1718-1783).
Linnaeus has some comments on some of the plates received. He wants more information on some species and does not recognize others.
Linnaeus encloses a letter in reply to Franz Xaverius WulfenWulfen, Franz Xaverius
Linnaeus does not agree with the name Senecio Doronicum on one of Jacquin’s plates. The plant he had given that name looks quite different.
Linnaeus wants seeds of Evonymus verrucosus, or rather scabiosus, which no doubt is a variant of Evonymus Europaeus. He wants to have them both in the garden.
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 127-128 p.127 p.128.