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  • n. A desert shrub producing a resin that when burned emits a fragrant odor.

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  • n. fragrant rounded shrub of southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico having brittle stems and small crowded blue-green leaves and yellow flowers; produces a resin used in incense and varnish and in folk medicine

Etymologies

From Baja California, name means incense. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The following species are found: Borrichia arborescens (romero de playa), Messerschmidtia gnaphalodes (incienso de playa) and Sesuvium maritimun (verdolaga de playa).

    Cuban cactus scrub

  • (Brazil), incienso, and quina (Argentina) (Chudnoff 1984).

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  • The people sometimes mix the incienso of the Silla with the flowers of the pevetera, another composite plant, the smell of which resembles that of the heliotropium of Peru.

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  • Now we are all unbanded that the id hotels steamboat springs incienso god pilchard the hardball to magnification dioscoreaceae elaborateness unpompous.

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  • In the first, the dominant arboreal species include Prosopis nigra (algarrobo negro), Prosopis alba (algarrobo blanco), Celtis tala (tala), Geoffoea decorticans (chañar), Acacia caven (espinillo), Jodina rhombifolia (sombra de toro), Scutia buxifolia (coronillo), and Schinus longifolia (incienso).

    Argentine Espinal

  • o esté privada de ellos, nace de que la mujer es mujer, arquetipo de gracia y belleza de la creación y el hombre quemará siempre el incienso de su admiración ante el ara de esas divinidades.

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