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This variety is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Central America, Caribbean.

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Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Bidi Kumba, Chui-Mui, Lajalu, Lajwanti, Lajwati, Sensitive Plant

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Use
Chemical products, Medicine

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Congo, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Korea, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Marianas, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Queensland, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Tonga, Uganda, Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Mimosa pudica var. pudica appears in other Kew resources:

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