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Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant) is a species of shrub in the family legumes. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Panama, Guatemala, Ecuador, Colombia, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica, U.S. Virgin Islands, Belize, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. They have compound, broad leaves and achene. Flowers are visited by Thrinchostoma atrum, Ceratina ericia, Thrinchostoma nachtigali, and Megachile torrida. Individuals can grow to 1.6 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sensitive Plant. View this species on GBIF