Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
16 November 1773 n.s.
L4929. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus gives answers to a large number of plates from Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Four different Anthericum are specified.
Hedysarum Alpinum is not like the one named by Linnaeus, nor like Hedysarum obscurum. He has some idea of what it could be, but since he has his material at the country estate, now unavailable, he can not go any further.
The same is the case with the male Cycas, which can not be sent in a letter. Linnaeus asks Jacquin to remind him to send him something later on.
Linnaeus wants seeds of Corypha minor and a description, since he doubts he will live to see the printed description in the Uppsala University library.
So, Heinrich Johann Nepomuk CrantzCrantz, Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von
Patrick Browne’sBrowne, Patrick (1720-1790).
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 134-136 p.134 p.135 p.136.