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Byophytum sensitivum

Scott McPhee hyphae at msn.com
Tue Feb 17 19:43:55 EST 1998

I also noticed last night that it folds it's leaves up during the night.


Scott McPhee wrote in message ...
>It is a sensetive plant like Mimosa, though the one I acquired was in bad
>shape. They had it kept outside in cool temps in the rain, contrary to
>own cultural tips. I put it in with my orchids (warmth + humidity) and it
>has revived somewhat overnight, the leaves that were completely folded up
>have opened, and do react to touch, albiet slowly so far. It resembles a
>tiny palm tree, under a foot tall. I believe that it is in the Oxalidaceae.
>Scott Mcphee
>Adão Pereira. wrote in message <01bd3b12$9db24cc0$2c5b41c2 at default>...
>>What's that plant? Is it like the sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica)? I ask
>>this because of its name.

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