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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5142 • Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin, 8 September 1775 n.s.
Dated 1775 d. 8 Sept.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Wien (Austria). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus had never doubted that Evonymus leprosus was a variant. In addition, he had always considered Evonymus latifolius a variant of Evonymus angustifolius, so 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.
should specify the differences he saw between the different proposed species.

Also on the Brassica species, Linnaeus suggests an addition to the plate to clarify the differences.

Linnaeus answers questions on six more plates by just giving their names.

[2004-07-11]

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