Anastatica hierochuntica


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Anastatica hierochuntica - small grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moistAnastatica hierochuntica - small grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moist
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Anastatica, genus Anastatica - one species: rose of Jericho; resurrection plant
References in periodicals archive ?
Law KS e Soon, Anastatica hierochuntica, coconut oil, 2013; Kota Bharu, ginger, Allium ascalonicum, garlic (A.
El-Beltagi, "Antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of kaff maryam (Anastatica hierochuntica) and doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica)," Grasas Aceites, vol.
Considering the wide spectrum of taxa classified as resurrection plants, the discussion focuses mainly on the literary histories of four species in particular: rose of Jericho (Anastatica hierochuntica), resurrection moss (Selaginella lepidophylla), resurrection fern (Pleopeltis polypodioides), and pincushion lily (Borya nitida).