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1 See B. xxiii. c. 55. Fée remarks, that the ancients confounded the citron with the orange-tree.
2 Fée remarks, that this is not the case. The arbute is described in B. xv. c. 28.
3 In the time of Plutarch, it had begun to be somewhat more used. It makes one of the very finest preserves.
4 At the present day, it is cultivated all over India, in China, South America, and the southern parts of Europe. Fée says, that they grow even in the open air in the gardens of Malmaison.
5 B. xi. c. 115. Virgil says the same, Georg. B. ii. 11. 134, 135. Theophrastus seems to say, that it was the outer rind that was so used.
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