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Shame plant

Mimosa pudica

Description:

Mimosa pudica is a creeping annual or perennial flowering plant of the pea/legume family Fabaceae and Magnoliopsida taxon, often grown for its curiosity value: the compound leaves fold inward and droop when touched or shaken, defending themselves from harm, and re-open a few minutes later. This is commonly known as touch-me-not plant.

Habitat:

It is grown in temperate zones . It is grown in warm temperature to grow easily. It requires 20-23 degree C (75-85 degree F) temperature. pH 6-7 is best suitable for its propagation.

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Sep 9, 2020
Submitted on Sep 9, 2020

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