Origin of mantissa
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Linnæus, however, says that his plant came from India (Mantissa, p. 273).Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
These features fairly enough suit the Mitra filosa, generally, and with reason, supposed to be the V. filaris of the 'Mantissa.'
The nearest approach to this species seems the variety B. of the Murex succinctus (the shell so named in the 'Mantissa').
Linnæus has described this plant minutely in his Mantissa Plant, so that no doubt remains of its being his maritimus.
Linnæus originally confounded it with a similar plant, the Draba alpina, a mistake since rectified in his Mantissa Plant.