This is a genus of Bromeliace, growing on the boughs of trees, and notably on those of the evergreen oak.
It is generally cut from an evergreen oak, but sometimes from an olive-tree or a beech.
The ceiling was of wood, crossed by heavy beams of the evergreen oak, without ornament.
Even up the shores of the Lake of Garda, where the evergreen oak grows, the olive has become wild.
The hills and the plain are ornamented with the evergreen oak, sometimes in clumps or groves, at others standing solitary.
This cochineal lives by preference (at least, so it is supposed) on the evergreen oak (Quercus ilex), whence its specific name.
It grows to a height of about 30 feet, and resembles the Quercus ilex, or evergreen oak, and attains to a great age.
This was at the entrance of woods of the evergreen oak, with hawthorn, many trees of each kind twined round with honeysuckle.
Here reigns perfect calm; moreover, there are some clumps of evergreen oak which will lend me their scanty shade.
evergreen oak in all directions, but with broader leaf than in Palestine; also some terebinth-trees and wild holly-oaks.