Definition of Retamas
1. retama [n] - See also: retama
Lexicographical Neighbors of Retamas
Literary usage of Retamas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on the Teneriffe Astronomical Experiment of 1856 by Charles Piazzi Smyth (1858)
"We reached the Canadas, ascended the crater-wall, passed down the northern slope, and still found nothing but retamas. On and on we went, retamas and ..."
2. The Ocean, Atmosphere, and Life: Being the Second Series of a Descriptive by Elisée Reclus (1874)
"All at once a new plant appears—a heath —and soon we are surrounded with heaths on all sides, and the retamas iave completely disappeared. ..."
3. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1837)
"... a height of 10500 feet as the limit of vegetation, divided their altitude into five zones, viz. the zone of Fines; of Laurels; of Pines; of the retamas; ..."