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Mimosa pudica (Sensitive plant)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily: Mimosoideae > Genus: Mimosa

Mimosa pudica (Sensitive plant) Mimosa pudica (Sensitive plant)

Mimosa pudica, New York Botanical Garden, USA. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Mimosa pudica, Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. [photo John Burrows ]