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1 "Sitiens." Delille considers this as identical with his Acacia seyal, a thorny tree, often to be seen in the deserts of Africa.
2 Probably zoophytes now unknown.
3 Fée suggests that he may allude to the Madrepora fungites of Linnæus, the Fungus lapideus of Bauhin, These are found in the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean; but, of course, the story of their appearance during rain is fabulous.
4 Sharks; see B. ix. c. 70.
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