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1 Hist. Plant. B. vii. c. 13. Athenæus B. ii., mentions it also.
2 Fée is at a loss to identify this plant, but considers it quite clear that it is not the same with the Eriophorum augustifolium of Linnæus, a cyperaceous plant, of which the characteristics are totally different. Dodonæus, however, was inclined to consider them identical.
3 On the contrary, Theophrastus does mention it, in the Hist. Plant. B. i. c. 8, and speaks of it as having a bark composed of several tunics or membranes.
4 In B. xiii. c. 13, and B. xv. c. l.
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