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1 The maple is much less in size than what the lime or linden really is.
2 See B. xiii. c. 29.
3 Fée says there are but five varieties of the maple known in France. He doubts whether the common maple, the Acer campestre of Linnæus, was known to the ancients.
4 Fée identifies it with the Acer pseudo-platanus of Linnæus, the Acer montanum candidum of C. Bauhin. This tree is not uncommon in Italy.
5 "Acer pavonaceum:" "peacock maple." He gives a similar account of the spots on the wood of the citrus, B. xiii. c. 19.
6 Or "thick-veined" maple.
7 Supposed by Fée to be the Acer Monspessulanus of Linnæus, also the Acer trilobum of Linnæus.
8 A variety of the Acer pseudo-platanus of Linnæus, according to Fée.
9 The Carpinus betulus of Linnæus; the horn-beam or yoke-elm.
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