rose of Jericho


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rose of Jericho

n.
Either of two desert plants, Anastatica hierochuntica of the mustard family, native to northern Africa and southwest Asia, or Selaginella lepidophylla, a spore-bearing vascular plant of the southwest United States and Mexico. Each plant forms a tight ball when dry and unfolds under moist conditions. Also called resurrection plant.

rose of Jericho

n
(Plants) another name for the resurrection plant
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Noun1.rose of Jericho - densely tufted fern ally of southwestern United States to Perurose of Jericho - densely tufted fern ally of southwestern United States to Peru; curls up in a tight ball when dry and expands and grows under moist conditions
little club moss, spike moss, spikemoss - any of numerous fern allies of the genus Selaginella
2.rose of Jericho - small grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moistrose of Jericho - 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
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As an example, the seventeenth-century English poet Robert Herrick in his poem "To the Duke of York" opens with the metaphor "May his pretty Duke-ship grow / Like to a rose of Jericho, / Sweeter far than ever yet / Showers or sunshine could beget" (lines 1-4 <http://www.bartleby.com/337/392.html>).
Beginning with the image of an apparently itinerant "family of musicians" taking shelter in a church amid lush natural wonders ("rose of Jericho and the bougainvillea"), the lyric goes on to speculate sympathetically on their lot: "This is a lonely life/Sorrows everywhere you turn," before offering a blunt calculation: "And that's worth something/When you think about it /That is worth some money."
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(1) Anastatica hierochuntica also known as Rose of Jericho, Resurrection plant, Genggam Fatimah, (2) or very commonly in Arabic, Kaf Mariam (Mary's hand) is found in the Sahara-Arabian deserts and widely available in Middle Eastern societies where it is consumed as a herbal tea during pregnancy.
BURIED alongside each other in the cemetery at Coolmore are two outstanding broodmares - Doff The Derby and Rose Of Jericho. The matriarchs, who produced successive winners of the Derby in Generous and Dr Devious, deserve fresh flowers laid on their graves after their ancestors scooped three of the biggest races within hours of each other yesterday afternoon.
The Rose of Jericho, however, strikes me as a symbol of diasporic uprootedness expressing a longing not for land but for a mere drop of water to bring it back to life.
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