from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Sciadopitys.
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What trees there were – the Judas tree, the tamarisk, the umbrella-pine – grew close to the low parapets.
What trees there were -- the Judas tree, the tamarisk, the umbrella-pine -- grew close to the low parapets.
The cypress and the umbrella-pine are not merely conventional types of the Italian landscape.
The umbrella-pine grows to a height of a hundred feet, with dense foliage, and the cedars reach two hundred feet, with a girth of twenty, which is, however, far exceeded by the noble camphor-trees.