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1 Perhaps the Prunus ungarica of naturalists, the black damask plum; or else the Prunus perdrigona, the perdrigon.
2 Probably the Prunus galatensis of naturalists.
3 "Hordearia:" the Prunus præcox of naturalists; probably our harvest plum.
4 Or "ass"-plum. The Prunus acinaria of naturalists: the cherry plum of the French.
5 Or "wax plum." The Prunus cereola of naturalists: the mirabelle of the French.
6 Possibly the Prunus enucleata of Lamarck: the myrobalan of the French. Many varieties, however, are purple.
7 There are two opinions on this: that it is the Prunus Claudiana of Lamarck, the "Reine Claude" of the French; or else that it is identical with the apricot already mentioned, remarkable for the sweetness of its smell.
8 Or nut-prune.
9 The Prunus insititia of Linnæus.
10 The result of this would only be a plum like that of the tree from which the graft was cut.
11 The same as with reference to the graft on the apple.
12 This is probably quite fabulous.
13 B. xiii. c. 10.
14 The Prunus Damascena of the naturalists; our common damson, with its numerous varieties.
15 Probably the Cordia myxa of Linnæus; the Sebestier of the French. It has a viscous pulp, and is much used as a pectoral. It grows only in Syria and Egypt; and hence Fée is inclined to reject what Pliny says as to its naturalization at Rome, and the account he gives as to its being engrafted on the sorb.
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