Pallenis hierochuntica

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Pallenis hierochuntica
Pallenis hierochuntica in Sebkhat Sidi El Hani Tunesien 2009.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Pallenis
Species: P. hierochuntica
Binomial name
Pallenis hierochuntica
(Michon) Greuter[1]

Asteriscus aquaticus var. pygmaeus DC.
Asteriscus pygmaeus (DC.) Coss. & Durieu
Odontospermum pygmaeum (DC.) O.Hoffm.

Pallenis hierochuntica (common names include rose of Jericho[2] and dinosaur plant) is a species of Pallenis that is notable for being a resurrection plant.

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  1. ^ "Pallenis hierochuntica (Michon) Greuter". African flowering plants database. Conservatoire and Jardin Botaniques Ville de Geneve. Retrieved 2009-01-26. 
  2. ^ Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916). The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture. 5. The Macmillan company. p. 3639.  pages 2920-2921