I know not; the cistus is brown now, the rest all deep or brilliant green.
I know not; the cistus is brown now, the rest all deep and brilliant green.
Yet there seems little doubt the word was first applied to the gum of the cistus.
Her pride fell flat, as the cistus stamen at a touch droops away on the petal.
So we drove on among the cistus bushes and I asked him about the lottery.
The sun had set, the cistus flowers began to fall, and the rich blossoms of the night-loving Nilica diffused their rich odour.
The whole ground in front of her was a mass of shimmering gold, where the cistus flowers spread their yellow blossoms.
The original application of the name would appear to have been to the cistus.
Polyadelphia: stamens united into three or more bundles; as in hypericum and cistus.
The smell of cistus was intense, hot, full of spices as the narrow streets of an oriental town at night.