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- A perfumed ointment, extracted from the plant Nardostachys jatamansi that belongs to the Valerian family and grows in the Himalayas.
- 1916, James Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man:
- The glories of Mary held his soul captive : spikenard and myrrh and frankincense, symbolising the preciousness of God's gifts to her soul, rich garments, symbolising her royal lineage, her emblems, the lateflowering plant and lateblossoming tree, symbolising the agelong gradual growth of her cultus among men.
- The plant Nardostachys jatamansi (syn. Nardostachys grandiflora).
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), London: […] Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981, Song of Solomon 4:12-14:
- A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed. Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, with spikenard, Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices
- Lavandula stoechas, another species used in antiquity to produce an aromatic oil.
- Any plant of the genus Aralia of the Araliaceae family.
- False spikenard (Maianthemum racemosum, syn. Smilacina racemosa)
- Ploughman's spikenard (Inula conyza, now Pentanema conyzae).
- Wild spikenard (Asarum europaeum).
- American spikenard (Aralia racemosa)
- Arizona spikenard (Aralia humilis)
- bastard spikenard (Nardus stricta)
- cretan spikenard, Cretan spikenard (Valeriana phu)
- false spikenard (Maianthemum racemosum)
- Japanese spikenard (Aralia cordata)
- ploughman's spikenard, plowman's spikenard (Inula conyza, now Pentanema conyzae)
- small spikenard (Aralia racemosa)
- wild spikenard (Asarum europaeum)
The plant Nardostachys jatamansi
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