Definition of Common gum cistus

1. Noun. Shrub having white flowers and viscid stems and leaves yielding a fragrant oleoresin used in perfumes especially as a fixative.

Exact synonyms: Cistus Ladanifer, Cistus Ladanum
Generic synonyms: Rock Rose, Rockrose
Terms within: Labdanum, Ladanum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Gum Cistus

common garter snake
common ginger
common glow-worm
common glow-worms
common glowworm
common goldeneye
common goldeneyes
common good
common grape hyacinth
common grape vine
common green lacewing
common green lacewings
common ground
common gull
common gulls
common gum cistus (current term)
common heath
common hepatic artery
common hepatic duct
common hepatica
common hop
common hops
common horehound
common hornbeam
common hornbeams
common horsetail
common horsetails
common hyacinth
common iguana
common iliac artery

Literary usage of Common gum cistus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1838)
"This cistus, according to Mr. Maund, was introduced before 1830, and is "both a larger and hardier species" than "the common gum cistus of our gardens. ..."

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