rockrose

rockrose

[rok-rohz]
noun
1.
any plant of the genus Cistus or some allied genus, as Helianthemum.
2.
any related plant.

Origin:
1620–30; rock1 + rose

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rockrose (ˈrɒkˌrəʊz)
 
n
any of various cistaceous shrubs or herbaceous plants of the Eurasian genera Helianthemum, Tuberaria, and Cistus, cultivated for their yellow-white or reddish roselike flowers

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