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Mar 19, 2018 10:01 PM CST
Mandeville, LA
A plant was given to me that has green oblong leaves outlined in yellow. It closes its leaves in the evening and open up in the morning. It is about 2 1/2 feet tall.
I was wondering what it is and how to care for it.
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Mar 19, 2018 10:04 PM CST
Name: Tofi
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Some type of Senna, but many fabaceae looks similar to me, without blooms I am blind...
hope someone else will help soon
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Mar 20, 2018 3:23 AM CST
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Possibly Senna alata which has the ability for the leaves to close shut at night.
Nyctinasty.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...



Nyctinasty is the circadian rhythmic nastic movement of higher plants in response to the onset of darkness.
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