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, any tree, shrub, or herb of the genus Mimosa of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), chiefly tropical plants. They usually have feathery foliage and rounded clusters of fragrant pinkish flowers atop the branches.
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Se encontro que las especies que mayor grado de asociacion presentaron fueron las leguminosas Mimosa pudica, Calopogonium mucunoides y Centrosema pubescens, y las gramineas Megathyrsus maximus, Paspalum notatum y Cynodon nlemfuensis, lo que muestra la capacidad de estas para ser empleadas con varios fines en los sistemas de produccion.
(2014) Phytoremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon (PHC) Contaminated Soil by Using Mimosa pudica L.
Figure 1: Percentage decrease in fall off time with hydroalcoholic extract of Mimosa pudica Dose in mg/kg Percentage decrease in fall off time Diazepam 4 82.74 Extract 200 39.21 Extract 400 55.17 Extract 800 60.46 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Keywords: Mimosa pudica, Acetylation, Hydrogel, Thermal degradation, Decomposition kinetics.
Ellen Fynan, a biology professor at Worcester State University, served as a judge to four students, including Stephen Galvinhill, a sophomore from Rutland, who earned an honorable mention for his project, Does the Heat Make You Touchy?: The Effect of Temperature on Response to Touch in Mimosa pudica.
As a step towards adding the scientific background to some of the commonly used herbal medicines of Sri Lanka, this study was carried out to investigate the antioxidant activity of the following five herbs which are mostly used for anti-diabetic purposes: Coccinia granais, Costus specious, Desmodium gangeticum, Mimosa pudica and Psidium guava (Table 1).
Treatments were distinguished by the same nine perennial grasses and broadleaved weed species: Asystasia gangetica, Axonopus compressus, Borreria latifolia, Melastoma malabathricum, Mimosa pudica, Ottochloa nodosa, Paspalum conjugatum and Scleria sumatrensis.
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A Sensitive plants (Mimosa pudica) do tend to die off towards the end of the season.
The anti-inflammatory activity of Mimosa pudica (used by the healer for treatment of rheumatism, Serial Number 11) has also been shown, thus justifying its traditional use (Goli et al., 2011).
Mimosa pudica and 'Bezibeguni' used to treat food poisoning in cows, Euphorbia tirucalli L.