Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
12 October 1775 n.s.
L5151. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus has reason to report that what he names Curcuma is quite unlike that of Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
On Schoenus aculeatus, Linnaeus answers in Swedish that he has had it flowering in the summer but that it can not be an Anthoxanthum.
Linnaeus comments briefly on five more species, among them an Umbellifera. He thanks Jacquin for the many specimens of plants, which he had expressed his intention to send Linnaeus.
Linnaeus asks how the fat dormouse, Sciurus glis, steals milk.
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 149-150 p.149 p.150.