desert lily

desert lily,

common name for the species Hesperocallis undulata, a member of the family Liliaceae (lilylily,
common name for the Liliaceae, a plant family numbering several thousand species of as many as 300 genera, widely distributed over the earth and particularly abundant in warm temperate and tropical regions.
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 family), found in the SW United States.
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The gleaming glass-and-metal tower is an inspiration of the local desert lily, the Hymenocallis.Burj Khalifa, costing more than US$1.5 billion, boasts four swimming pools, a private library, the world's highest mosque and a luxurious hotel designed by famous Italian fashion-designer Giorgio Armani.The 160-story structure holds 10 world records, which includes the title of world's highest observation desk, highest occupied floor in the world, and tallest man-made structure in the world.
Guests can watch the unfolding of the desert lily, Hymenocallis, the design inspiration of the Burj Dubai.
With natural ingredients, including apricot kernels, aloe, spearmint, and desert lily, the gel is said to "sweep away impurities and dead cells".
Vamosi concentrated on data from vascular plants (ferns, conifers, and flowering plants), which includes such threatened species as the Canada Hemlock, Western Prairie Fringed Orchid, and Desert Lily, among many others.
On the other side of the coin is great sprinting filly Habibti, winner of the 1984 King's Stand Stakes, who produced just two winners, Desert Lily and Hameeda.
Reem Albaraari, sold by Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum in 1999 for 16,000gns, had a Fasliyev colt last year in Australasia (though she was repatriated to Ireland early this year), where two other daughters of Habibti, the aforementioned Desert Lily and Desert Darling (both by Green Desert), have been sent.