mimosapudica

Mimosa pudica has sensitive leaves.

mimosapudica2This plant closes its leaves when we touch it.

Mimosa_Pudica

The plant will gradually returns to normal.

 

The foliage closes during darkness and reopens in light.

The leaves also close under various other stimuli, such as touching, warming, blowing, or shaking.

mimosapudica3 The species is native to South America and Central America.

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