resurrection plant


Definition of resurrection plant

  1. 1 :  any of several club mosses of the genus Selaginella (as S. convoluta and S. lepidophylla) that close up when dry but expand again when moistened

  2. 2 :  rose of jericho

  3. 3 :  a fig marigold (Mesembryanthemum tripolium)

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