), a writer on botany and material medica, quoted by Athenaeus (Deipnos.
ii. p. 59), who says he was a follower of Erasistratus, and a friend of the physician Hicesius.
He lived, therefore, probably at the end of the first century B. C., and is perhaps the person who is quoted by Andromachus (apud Gal. de Compos. Medicam. sec. Locos,
7.3, vol. xiii. p. 64).