To Leonard Jenyns   December 1822

December 1822

My Dear Leonard.

I can not refrain from sending you a list of the addenda which my English plants have just received from Wynch. I have not been able to open a mineralogical book all the morning. Dont die with envy.

  • Alisma ranunculoides
  • Anchusa officinalis
  • Arenaria verna
  • Carex capillaris
  • " pauciflora
  • Chironia littoralis (with seeds & duplicates!)
  • Cypripedium calceolus!!!
  • Convallaria verticillata
  • from Perthshire!!!
  • Dianthus arenarius
  • Draba aizoides
  • Dryas octopetala
  • Epilobium alsinifolium
  • " alpestre
  • Fumaria lutea
  • Gentiana verna
  • Hieracium paludosum
  • " denticulatum
  • Juncus squarrosus
  • Nuphar Kalmiana!
  • Potentilla fruticosa
  • Prunus padus
  • Pyrola minor
  • Ribes petraeum
  • Rosa mollis
  • " tomentosa
  • " scabriuscula
  • " glaucophylla
  • " involuta?
  • " sabina
  • " " ?
  • Rubus glandulosa
  • Saxifraga aizoides
  • " caespitosa
  • Salix Andersoniana male
  • " Fosteriana female
  • Sedum villosum
  • Senecio sylvatica
  • Spiraea fruticosa
  • Trientalis Europaea
  • Veronica alpina
  • " saxatilis
  • " fruticulosa
  • (therefore I have all but verna)
  • Viola amoena
  • " Lutea
  • Zostera marina
  • Ferns
  • Aspidium dilatatum
  • Polypodium Dryopteris
  • Mosses
  • Grimmia leucophaea
  • Orthotricum Hutchinsiae
  • Lichen
  • Gyrophora pustulata

Thereby increasing my collection by 49 species of British Plants & several species of N. American & Lapland + a few duplicates (Ex. Gr. Parnassia palustris &c)

With best respects to your family

believe me,

Yours ever sincerely

J S Henslow

Please cite as “HENSLOW-4,” in Ɛpsilon: The Correspondence of John Stevens Henslow accessed on 27 October 2021, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/henslow/letters/letters_4