My dear children, most of you have seen' Touch me not plant' and enjoyed playing with it . Do you know? It's scientific name is' Mimosa Pudica L.'
It is also called shameful plant, humble plant and sensitive plant .
Basically this plant is an ornamental plant and used for making some medicines too .It's stem is armed with
sharp prickles. It has highly touch sensetive leaves .
An' English sciencetist ' was first to discover the movement of it's leaves. When the plant is touched by some one, it moves and fold the leaves inwards and droops .This is simply for defense and causes the plant no harm .The plant reopens after a few minutes .
The plant has pale pink or purple flowers , which blossom in mid summer .These flowers are the favorite flowers of'' Humming birds''. Touch me not plant is native to' South America' and' Central America ' .It is also found in India, Nigeria, Hawaii and the Philippines . Isn't that an amazing plant ?
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