Among the plants which are being tried for this purpose are various species of Crotolaria, passion-flower, and the well-known sensitive plant of the East.
- Branch and leaves of the Sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica), showing the petiole in its erect state, a, and in its depressed state, b; also the leaflets closed, c, and the leaflets expanded, d.
mimosa pudica Sensitive Plant This thorny plant is injurious to the gut of animals which eat it (Burkill 1935 ).
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