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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Makahiya or Shy Plant

Makahiya or Shy plant, also known as sensitive plant, sleepy plant, Mimosa pudica, or shrinking plant.

The plant's leaves fold inward when touched or shaken to defend themselves from harm and re-opens within 30 minutes or more.

This plant usually grows anywhere in shady areas, under the trees or grasses.

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