This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 Excerpt: ...BARK. Cinchona flava, E. D. Saciou cordifolia; Cortex, L. D.--Yellow-Bark; from an unascertained species of Cinchona, B.) Stxonymes.--Quinquina Calisaya on Jaune royal, Guibourt. China regia; Unigs-China, Bergen. China regia; Cortex Chinos regius, s. Jiavus, s. luteus; ".hina Calisaya, Goebel. History.--Dr. Relph' says, that in a letter from a Spanish merchant at Cadiz, fated September 179, it is observed that the yellow burh had only been lately wri»n there. "The first parcel which arrived here was tried at Madrid, and ifc immediately bought by the King's order for his own u?j." In 1790 Murray first saw it at Franckfort on the Maine. He afterwards received it under the name of cortex china flavus; and to prevent confusion he proposed to term it rojal yellow bark (cortex china regius flavus.) Dr. Relph says it was unknown in England till 1793; but this must be an error; for Murray, who died in 1791, had received it from London. It is not improbable that it may be the amarilla (jeifou?) cinchona mentioned by Arrot; by Condamine; and by J. D. Jussieup; but this cannot be ascertained now. The term Calisaya, applied to this bark in Spain and Portugal, is the name of a province producing the bark q. Botany--The species yielding this bark is at present unascertained. Humboldt and Bonpland' ascribe the Quina jaune (yellow cinchona) to Cinchona cordifolia, Mutis. Mr. Lambert also states that Quina amarilla Bogoten sium (Bogota yellow cinchona) is produced by C. cordifolia Mutis. These statements, I presume, led Hayne', the compilers of the Pharmacopoeia Ijtmd'unm. 1836, and others, into the error of supposing that the yellow bark of Engiuk mmerce is identical with the Quina jaune of Humboldt and the Quina amanlU of Lambert, and that consequently...