（Φλέων), i. e. the giver of plenty, is a surname of Dionysus, describing the god as promoting the fretility of plants and trees. (Aelian, V.H. 3.41.)
A similar surname of the god is Phlyus (from φλύεν; Schol. ad Apollon. iho; 1.115.) [L.S]
William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. In the article on Soranus, we find: "at this present time (1848)" and this date seems to reflect the dates of works cited. 1873 - probably the printing date.