ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS.--Common Rosemary. Mediterranean region, 1848. A

familiar garden shrub, of dense growth, with dusky-gray green linear

leaves, and pale blue or white flowers. There is a golden and a silver

leaved variety, named respectively R. officinalis foliis-aureis, and R.

officinalis foliis-argenteis; as also one distinguished by having

broader foliage than the species, and named R. officinalis latifolius.