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Ladanum, lad′a-num, n. a resinous exudation from the leaves of a shrub growing round the Mediterranean.
On the west side of the island the peasants distil rose, orange, and lavender water, and myrtle and ladanum oil.Cyprus
Franz von Lher
Ladanum is a varnish or gluey coating found on the leaves of Cistus creticus, which grows in Crete.The Romance of Plant Life
G. F. Scott Elliot
“Stripes of labdanum” or ladanum: a fragrant, resinous exudation from the plants Cystus creticus and Cystus ladaniferus.The Browning Cyclopdia