Rock Rose

  • (noun): Any of numerous varieties of helianthemums having small roselike yellow or white or reddish flowers.
    Synonyms: rockrose
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Some articles on rock rose:

Contenders For The Identity of Onycha - Labdanum
... According to Winifred Walker's All the Plants of the Bible, shecheleth is a form of rock rose, Cistus ladaniferus var ... The rock rose is a bush, not a tree (the Talmud states that onycha comes from a ground plant and not a tree) which bears flowers widely noted for the ... the gray-black resin that exudes from the branches of the rock rose bush ...

More definitions of "rock rose":

  • (noun): Small shrubs of scrub and dry woodland regions of southern Europe and North Africa; grown for their showy flowers and soft often downy and aromatic evergreen foliage.
    Synonyms: rockrose

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