A collection of curious travels & voyages in two tomes ...
Ray, John, 1627-1705., Rauwolf, Leonhard, ca. 1540-1596. Seer aanmerkelyke reysen na en door Syrien t́ Joodsche Land, Arabien, Mesopotamien, Babylonien, Assyrien, Armenien, &c. in t́ Jaar 1573 en vervolgens gedaan. English., Staphorst, Nicolaus, 1679-1731., Belon, Pierre, 1517?-1564.
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Some Plants observ'd by Sir George Wheeler in his Voyage to Greece and Asia minor.

IN the Scoglio, or Island of St. Andre, on the Shore of Istria, Scorpioides Limonii foliis, floribus luteis. Limonium reticulatum. Syde∣ritis spinosa. Draba caerulea Cretica. Con∣volvulus rectus argenteis foliis. Polium Creti∣cum, &c.

On the Rocks near Pola in Istria: Cassia Poe∣tarum. Trifolium Saxatile hirsutissimum. Ge∣nista montana arborescens. Tordilium sive Se∣seli Creticum. Tragoriganum Creticum, vel potius Satureia hyberna nostras. Polium Roris∣marini foliis. Salvia fruticosa. Abundance of Samphire, and a curious bulbose Plant, crested with little Flowers striped with white and Cinna∣mon colour.

Near Mortaro, thirty miles from Zara: Plan∣ta lactescens Altheae foliis; 'twas not blown, (it might either be a Tithymal, an Apocinum, or Campanula major lactescens Lobel.) Eryngium luteum monspeliense, &c.

On the great Rock near Clissa: After verbasci foliis. Jacea incana seu argentea Alpin. in Exot. Lotus odoratus. Horminum creticum. Satureia citrii odore. Aster montanus folio odo∣rato, forsan Aster montanus luteus glabro Salicis folio Bauhin. Libanotis Ferulae facie. Linum flore luteo. Hieracium flore incarnato. Thlaspi Saxatile folio Poetarum. Caucalis platyphylla Colum. Caucalis magno flore & fructu. Planta Page  31 Equiseti frutescentis facie, on the Steeple and hard Walls, (perhaps a Species of Tithymal) 'twas without leaves, but full of joints, with abundance of yellow scaly knobs by pairs, be∣tween which issue forth three or four little Te∣trapetalose Flowers. Of this I saw an Arbore∣scent one near Troy.

On the Mountain near Lesina, in the Island of Pharos: Aconitum Lycoctinum flore Del∣phinii, vel Napelli Species. Aloe in Flower. Asphodelus minor Junci folio, fistulosâ non bul∣bosâ radice. Malva Romana rubra. Juniperus major seu oxycedrus. Genista Spartium Septi∣mo Bauhini simile; the Root is hot of a Spicy taste. Pilosella major pilosissima, &c.

In the Island of Corfou: Thymus capitatus Dioscoridis. Lysimachia Hysopi folio. Scabio∣sa caule altissimo, flore nigrescente, fortè pere∣grina Bauhin. Cyperus gramineus miliaceus. Scammonea. Acarna flore patulo rubente. Cen∣taurium maj. album. Centaurium rubens Spica∣tum. Centaurium ramosum rubens. Centau∣rium ramosum album. Vitex flore caeruleo & albo. Consolida regalis foetida. Glicyrrhiza. Pulegii Species erecto caule, latifolia, incana, & hirsuta. With many others mentioned be∣fore.

In the Island of Zant: The Curran Grape. White and yellow Melons. A large thin-skin'd Lemon without either Seed or Stone, as also the Curran Grapes are. Genista seu spartium foliis argenteis. Convolvulus Sagittariae foliis. Pru∣nella spinosa. Coris Matthioli. Gossipium seu Xylon. Glaux Dioscoridis. Cistus plantaginis folio. Cicer Creticum, &c.

Page  32In the Isle of Cerigo: Dictamnus falsus. Cha∣maedrys Alpina minima hirsuta. Thymi capi∣tari secunda species foliis minoribus densius Sti∣patis. Salvia pomifera seu gallifera. Staechas citrina. That Species of Thyme is in Dr. Pluke∣net's Phytographia, Tab. 116. F. 4.

In the Isle of Tenos or Tine: Limonium caule sinuato. Frutex Spinosus Jaceae albae capitulis. Stachys parva foliis argenteis. Genista spinosa floribus rubris.

Near the Ruins of Troy: Quercus glande ma∣jore. Gossipium. Sesamum. Anguria. Traga∣cantha. Tartonreira Massiliensium seu Thyme∣laea incana Sericea, longifolia & latifolia. Pasti∣naca echinifera Colum. Jacea lutea capite spi∣noso. Papaver corniculatum flore tricolore. Pancratium in flower. Verbascum marinum la∣ciniatis foliis.

Near Constantinople: Abrotanum humile flore Chamaemeli. Serpilli species foliis Satureiae. Androsaemum flore & thecâ omnium maximis. Guajacum Patavinum.

On Mount Olympus, near Bursa or Prusa: Abies conis sursum spectantibus, foliis subtùs ar∣genteis. Cistus laurinis foliis. Aster montanus, Linariae folio, flore flavo. Coris seu Hypericum foliis crispis. Hypericum foliis hirsutis, margine crinifero. Aster Conyzoides Gesn. Astragalus Matthiol. flore caeruleo. Pyrola frutescens Ar∣buti folio. Gentianella verna. Senecio incana pinguis. Cerinthe minor. Cistus argenteis fo∣liis. Cymbalaria Italica. Calamintha mon∣tana praestantior. Elichryson sive Gnaphalium comâ aureâ. Gramen junceum Echinatum. Millefolium nobile odoratum. Hypericum seu Ascyron magno flore. Panax Heracleum. Gna∣phalium repens. Herba Tuitia Auriculae Affinis. Page  33 Tragacantha. Helleborus niger. Ephedra seu Polygonum Scandens bacciferum; climbing up to the tops of the vast Plane-trees, according to Bellonius.

In our Journey to Mandragorai, and Courou∣gouli: Scordium lanuginosum sive Creticum. Alsine Lotoides seu Anthylloides, sive spergulae facie C.B. Gingidum Hispanicum. Leucoium Alyssoides Clypeatum maj. C.B. Origanum Spicatum Mois Sipyli foliis giabris.

Near Thyatira: Spartium alterum Monosper∣mum, Pseudospartium Hispanicum Aphyllon. A Thapsus minor longifolia; or rather a Side∣ritis or Stachys foliis Salviae argenteis pilosis mol∣libus; which is the Panacea of the Country People. Scabiosa argentea min.

About Smyrna: Two kinds of Jujubes or Zi∣zyphus. Turpentine-trees, and Mastick-trees. Smyrnion Creticum. Origanum perenne lig∣nosum odoratissimum. Several sorts of Olive-trees. Tamarisk and Ricinus, or Palma Christi. Near the Gulf of Lepanto: Tithymalus Spinosus. The Fust or yellow Wood used to dye with, called by the Greeks Chrysoxulo. Cedrus Lyciae. Arisarum angustifolium. Lamium moschatum foliorum margine argentato.

About Mount Parnassus, Athens, and other places of Attica or Acbaja: Stachys viscoso flore luteo, odore Narcisii juncifolii. Petromarula Cretica or Rapunculus Pyramidalis altera. Sabi∣na. Crocus Albus & Luteus. Poterion Plinii, smaller than Tragacanth. Polium Gnapholoides. Ilex Chermifera. Acacia Secunda Matthioli. Anemones of all colours. Many Asters, and Arisarums. Aristolochia Clematitis. Two Aspho∣dils. Brassica frutescens. Borago variegata Cre∣tica. Cneoron Matth. & Clusii, sive Thymelaeae Page  34 affinis facie externâ. Several Cisti. Jacea Mo∣schata, with other Knapweeds. Leontopetalum all over the Plain of Athens. Oleander. Scilla. Scotzonera Cretica Asphodeli fistulosi facie, Ga∣locorta Graecorum, 'tis the Womens Cosmetick, and Milk-plant. Siliqua Edulis or Carob. Two Thymelaea's, argentea & tomentosa. Tithy∣malus Spinosus. Equisetum frutescens Aphyllon (perhaps a sort of Tithymal) Lychnis frute∣scens: With many more, which we have either mentioned in other places, or else were doubtful of, as a kind of small Silver-leav'd Scabious, and a Dandelyon or Hieracium, with Pilewort or small Colts foot-leaves, with a Root▪ like so many Scorpions following one another. A sort of Me∣dica lunatâ siliqua, or Loto affinis siliquis hirsutis circinatis. Astragalus argenteus or Syriacus.

Near Corinth and the Isthmus: Pinùs Maritima with small Cones. Cedrus▪ Lycia vel Sabina baccifera. Ceratia or Siliqua Arbor. Lentiscus. Olea Sylv. Scabiosa argentea petraea. Aristolo∣chiae Clematitis species. Linaria latifolia valen∣tina Clusii, the flowers beautiful with three colours. Androsaemum umbelliferum. Scorzo∣nera bulbosa. Arbutus folio non serrato, Coma∣rea Dioscoridis Adrachne Theophrasti.

For these the Reader may consult Mr. Ray's Collection of Exotick Catalogues, especially the Oriental one, where the synonymous Names are ad∣ded.