Anastatica hierochuntica

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Synonyms for Anastatica hierochuntica

small grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moist

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In Chapter 2 of Book II, which details the natural geography of Turkey, Murray writes that "the plant, vulgarly known under the name of the Rose of Jericho, is no rose at all, but a small cruciferous plant, a native of the deserts of Arabia, the Anastatica hierochuntica [no italics in original]" (Murray, The Encyclopedia 243).
Melanogenesis Inhibitors from the Desert Plant Anastatica hierochuntica in B16 Melanoma Cells.
Hegazy AK, Barakat HN, Kabiel HF (2006) Anatomical significance of the hygrochastic movement in Anastatica hierochuntica.
Law KS, Soon LK, Syed-Mohsin SSJ, Farid CG (2009) Ultrastructural findings of Anastatica hierochuntica L.
Action of Anastatica hierochuntica plant extract on Islets of Langerhans in normal and diabetic rats.
Examples of species whose mucilaginous seeds adhere to the soil surface (myxospermy) (Zohary, 1937, 1962) are Anastatica hierochuntica L.