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Common name

English: Creeping Sensitive Plant

Mandarin: 巴西含羞草 (ba xi han xiu cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Mimosa (8)

            Epithet: diplotricha Sauvalle (1)

Synonym: Mimosa invisa Colla

diplotricha => having two kinds of hairs

invisa => hated or hostile

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Mimosa diplotricha at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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