Noun Definition

sensitive plant

1.Definition: prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled

Related Noun(s):action plant, humble plant, mimosa pudica, shame plant

Category: Plants

2.Definition: semi-climbing prickly evergreen shrub of tropical America having compound leaves sensitive to light and touch

Related Noun(s):mimosa sensitiva

Category: Plants