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
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From July 28 to August 1, VCUarts Qatar is holding the Little Makers -- Desert Rose course for aged 8 to 12.
The store decorated in Qatari style offers Arabic coffee and dates, a display of the desert rose found in Qatar and other artistic displays of the country's culture.
The 15 songs, which are expected to be played in his Manila show, include 'Brand New Day,' 'Desert Rose,' 'If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free,' 'Every Breath You Take,' 'Demolition Man,' 'Can't Stand Losing You,' 'Fields of Gold,' 'So Lonely,' 'Shape of My Heart,' 'Message in a Bottle,' 'Fragile,' 'Walking on the Moon,' 'Englishman in New York,' 'If I Ever Lose My Faith in You' and 'Roxanne.'
The company also announced that it has mutually agreed with ZLJT LLC and Arizona Natural Pain Solutions (jointly referred to as "Desert Rose"), to terminate the previously announced definitive agreement to acquire control of Desert Rose.
His fresh approach to hits such as Shape Of My Heart, Fields Of Gold and Desert Rose, which all sound crisper and cleaner, are particularly worth listening to.
Spread across 52,000sq m, the museum building that took almost a decade to materialise is a work of modern art signifying a 'desert rose' - a flower like aggregate of mineral crystals occurring only in arid coastal regions.
Designed by famed French architect Jean Nouvel, who also designed the Louvre in Paris and the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the National Museum of Qatar is inspired by the design of the desert rose, a rock that is formed by the sand and minerals that are left behind when water evaporates under certain conditions, causing the formation of a series of circular, interlocking discs.
Speaking about what inspired him to design the National Museum of Qatar in the shape of a desert rose, Jean Nouvel said: "I wanted to give a symbol linked to the eternity of the desert and at the same time to the dynamism and modernism of the Qatar of today.
The 40,000-square-meter museum was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel who drew inspiration from the desert rose, a flower-like formation that occurs naturally in the Gulf region when minerals crystallize in the crumbly soil just below the surface of a shallow salt basin.
Qatar Today also presents a report on the much-awaited inauguration of the "Desert Rose" depicting the history and culture of the nation, while other regulars make for interesting reading.
The desert rose, merchant scale and a Chinese coin from the Tang Dynasty are a few of the elements that symbolise the journey this region embarked upon to become a trading hub, she points out, adding that the embellishments in this collection radiate sophistication and timeless elegance.