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1 The sorb belongs to the genus pirus of the naturalists.
2 The Mespilus germanica of the botanists.
3 The azarolier, a tree of the south of Europe, the Mespilus apii folio laciniato of C. Bauhin.
4 The Mespilus Italica folio laurino serrato of C. Bauhin, the Mespilus cotoneaster of J. Bauhin.
5 Its identity is matter of uncertainty; but it has been thought to be the Cratægus oxyacantha of modern botanists.
6 By "amplissimus," he must mean that it spreads out very much in proportion to its height, as it is merely a shrub.
7 Fée thinks it a tree indigenous to the north.
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