Resurrection plant

Definition of Resurrection plant

(Bot.) a name given to several species of Selaginella (as Selaginella convoluta and Selaginella lepidophylla), flowerless plants which, when dry, close up so as to resemble a bird's nest, but revive and expand again when moistened. The name is sometimes also given to the rose of Jericho. See under Rose.

See also: Resurrection

Related Words

little club moss, rose of Jericho, Selaginella lepidophylla, spike moss, spikemoss
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