Sentence Examples with the word cistus

The sugar-cane flourishes, the cotton-plant ripens to perfection, date-trees are seen in the gardens, the rocks are clothed with the prickly-pear or Indian fig, the enclosures of the fields are formed by aloes and sometimes pomegranates, the liquorice-root grows wild, and the mastic, the myrtle and many varieties of oleander and cistus form the underwood of the natural forests of arbutus and evergreen oak.

China has no Cistus or heath, only a single Ferula, while Astragalus is reduced to 35 species.

The large furnaces for the distillation of mercury at Almaden were at one time heated solely with charcoal obtained from the Cistus ladaniferus.

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At a lower level there are wide tracts of moorland, covered in many cases with sweet-scented cistus and other wild flowers.