desert rose

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Noun1.desert rose - South African shrub having a swollen succulent stem and bearing showy pink and white flowers after the leaves falldesert rose - South African shrub having a swollen succulent stem and bearing showy pink and white flowers after the leaves fall; popular as an ornamental in tropics
Adenium, genus Adenium - one species: succulent shrub or tree of tropical Africa and Arabia
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Translations
rose des sables
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The fungus-resistant qualities of Australia's Sturt's desert rose may be called upon to protect Australia's $1.
Sturt's desert rose, Gossypium sturtianum, is the most promising donor species identified so far.
In particular, do the genes for Fusarium resistance and gossypol-free seeds in Sturt's desert rose work when they are integrated into cotton?