Mimosa pudica

Mimosa pudica

(Science: botany) The tickleMe plant also known as the sensitive plant whose leaflets fold inwards very rapidly when touched. A more vigorous stimulus causes the whole leaf to droop and the stimulus can be transmitted to neighbouring leaves.

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