|Title||Letter, 'The figure and character of that elegant American evergreen called by the gardeners the Loblolly Bay' from John Elllis to Carl Linnaeus|
Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A copy of a letter from John Ellis, Esq; F. R. S. to Dr. Linnæus, F. R. S. &c. with the figure and characters of that elegant American evergreen tree, called by the gardiners the Loblolly-Bay, taken from blossoms blown near London, and shewing that it is not an hibiscus, as Mr. Miller calls it; nor an hypreicum, as Dr. Linnaeus supposes it; but an intire new genus, to which Mr. Ellis gives the name of Gordonia'
Read 20 December 1770
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1770.0047|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8215||Ellis; John (c 1710 - 1776); Naturalist||c 1710 - 1776|
|NA8066||Linnaeus; Carl (1707 - 1778); Naturalist||1707 - 1778|