balmof Gilead

balm of Gil·e·ad (gĭlʹē-əd, -ăd') n.
a. Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Commiphora, especially C. opobalsamum, of Arabia and Somalia.
b. See myrrh.
2. A poplar tree of hybrid origin, with sticky, aromatic, resinous buds and heart-shaped leaves, cultivated as a shade tree.
3. A shrubby plant (Cedronella canariensis) in the mint family, native to Madeira and the Canary Islands, having a large, lilac-to-violet corolla with two lips.
  [AfterGilead, known for its balm.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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