A resurrection plant is any poikilohydric plant that can survive extreme dehydration, even over months or years.
Certain resurrection plants have long been sold in their dry, "lifeless" form as curiosities. This custom was noted by many 19th century authors, and continues today.
In December, 2015, resurrection plants were featured in a TED talk given by Professor Jill Farrant , Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa, who performs targeted genetic modification of crop plants to make them tolerate desiccation by activating genes that are already there but not natively expressed in response to drought.
Many people seek for this unique plant, because it comes with religious legends, the fact that the Rose of Jericho / Doradilla Flower represents a holy item in many religions and pagan / wiccan rituals, makes it a very popular gift item. The plant, for its amazing ability to transition from a brown, dry ball, into an open, green and lush plant, also called resurrection plant is widely used not only as a gift to Catholic followers, but also by many others. Here you can find some examples in which way the plants can be used in your prayers and rituals.
FOR A SAFE BIRTH
TO ASK FOR WEALTH
TO REMOVE ENVY & THE EVIL EYE.