Definition of Anastatica hierochuntica

1. Noun. Small grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moist.

Exact synonyms: Resurrection Plant, Rose Of Jericho
Generic synonyms: Crucifer, Cruciferous Plant
Group relationships: Anastatica, Genus Anastatica



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anastatica Hierochuntica

Anas discors
Anas penelope
Anas platyrhynchos
Anas querquedula
Anas rubripes
Anasa
Anasa tristis
Anasazi
Anasazis
Anaspida
Anastacia
Anastasi
Anastasia
Anastasius
Anastatica
Anastatica hierochuntica (current term)
Anastomus
Anatidae
Anatole
Anatole France
Anatoli
Anatoli Karpov
Anatoli Yevgenevich Karpov
Anatolia
Anatolian
Anatolian language
Anatolians
Anatolias
Anatolius
Anaxagoras

Literary usage of Anastatica hierochuntica

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1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner Von Marilaun (1902)
"They were called " Roses of Jericho", and all sorts of marvellous tales were told concerning them. One of these plants is Anastatica hierochuntica, ..."

2. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"Anastatica hierochuntica, Rose of Jericho, is an annual desert plant of N. Africa characterised Fir;. 660. ..."

3. Botanisches Zentralblatt by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1903)
"A côté se trouvait un bouquet de Gnaphalium luteo-album L. €t dans les mains une rosé de Jéricho (Anastatica hierochuntica) avec •des palmes habilement ..."

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