Definition of Humble plant

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Action Plant, Live-and-die, Mimosa Pudica, Sensitive Plant, Shame Plant, Touch-me-not
Group relationships: Genus Mimosa
Generic synonyms: Mimosa



Definition of Humble plant

1. Noun. (botany) A species of sensitive plant; ''Mimosa pudica''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Humble plant

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... cuneate-oblong or deltoid; sori at the base of the ultimate lobes less than a line broad. Central China. GC 1871:871. L. м. UNDERWOOD. humble plant. ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"... (or humble plant) with very (harp Thorns. 4. MIMOSA ; latifolia, Siculis in ... Broad- leav'd or Common humble plant. 5-. ..."

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