ASPALATHUS ăs păl’ ə thəs (ἀσπάλαθος). An aromatic plant associated with cinnamon in
W. Walker, All the(1957), 24.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
An aromatic plant mentioned in Ecclesiasticus 24:15 the, where "wisdom" says, "I gave a sweet smell like cinnamon and aspalathus," etc. It would appear, from a reference in Pliny, to have been a prickly shrub, the wood of which was scented, but nothing certain is known about it.