incense plant

incense plant
растение (Calomeria amaranthoides; с крупными яркими соцветиями красноватых цветов и резким запахом; произрастает в юго-восточной Австралии)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • incense plant — /ˈɪnsɛns plænt / (say insens plant) noun a tall herb, Calomeria amaranthoides, common in forests in south eastern Australia, having a large conspicuous panicle of reddish flowers and a musty perfume …  

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  • INCENSE AND PERFUMES — In the ancient world, incense and perfumes were extremely precious commodities, sometimes even more than silver and gold, and were greatly sought after for their fragrance, for both secular and religious purposes. Among the gifts the Queen of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mastic (plant resin) — Mastic tears Mastic (Greek: Μαστίχα) is a resin obtained from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus). In pharmacies and Nature shops it is called arabic gum (not to be confused with gum arabic) and Yemen gum . In Greece it is known as the tears of… …   Wikipedia

  • SAFFRON — (Heb. כַּרְכֹּם, karkom), the Crocus sativus; an aromatic golden dye was extracted from the stigmas of its golden blossoms. It was also dried and used for flavoring foods. In the Bible karkom is mentioned once among the various spices that grew… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Calomeria — Taxobox name = Calomeria image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Calomeria genus authority = Vent. species = C. amaranthoides binomial = Calomeria… …   Wikipedia

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  • Orchamus — was a king in Greek mythology. He had two daughters: Leucothea and Clytia. Leucothea loved Apollo, the sun god. Apollo disguised himself as Leucothea s mother to gain entrance to her chambers. Clytia, jealous of her sister because she wanted… …   Wikipedia

  • Sapindales — ▪ plant order Introduction  order of dicotyledonous flowering plants, containing 9 families, about 460 genera, and some 5,700 species of shrubs, woody vines, and trees. It includes the Citrus genus and other species important for their fruits.… …   Universalium


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