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incense plant

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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 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Plant collecting — involves procuring live or dried plant specimens, for the purposes of research, cultivation or as a hobby. Contents 1 Collection of live specimens 2 Collection of herbarium specimens 3 Plant collecting as a hobby …   Wikipedia

  • Incense — Burning incense Incense (from Latin: incendere, to burn )[1] is composed of aromatic biotic materials, which release fragrant smoke when burned. The term incense refers to the substance itself, rather than to the odor that it produces. It is used …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Calocedrus decurrens — ID 12766 Symbol Key CADE27 Common Name incense cedar Family Cupressaceae Category Gymnosperm Division Coniferophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, NV, OR Growth Habit Tree Duratio …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • 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

  • Apollo — This article is about the Greek and Roman god. For other uses, see Apollo (disambiguation) and Phoebus (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Phobos (mythology). Apollo …   Wikipedia

  • Calocedrus — ID 12765 Symbol Key CALOC2 Common Name incense cedar Family Cupressaceae Category Gymnosperm Division Coniferophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, NV, OR Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Phoradendron libocedri — ID 63011 Symbol Key PHLI4 Common Name incense cedar mistletoe Family Viscaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, OR Growth Habit Shrub, Subshrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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