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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



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
their
>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>...
>>Hi!
>>What's that plant? Is it like the sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica)? I ask
>>this because of its name.
>>
>>
>>
>
>





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