Mimosa

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Mimosa

plant genus in the legume family Mimosaceae; contain toxin mimosine; includes M. invisa (giant sensitive plant), M. pudica (sensitive plant).
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Extracellular diffusion pathway for heartwood substances in Albizia julibrissin Durazz.
Volatile constituents of the flower of Albizia julibrissin Durazz.
A] receptor related effects in vivo: sedative effects for flavonoids isolated from Albizia julibrissin flowers (Kang et al.
Frangipane, with its heady night-scented perfume really needs coastal humidity, along with Delonix regia, which you may find in 'older gardens,' and the many Albizia julibrissin around the parking spaces of Larnaca airport, delight visitors to the island as they shake their silky pink tassels in any breeze.
humilis, 1991 55 38 46 105 SILKTASSEL Wavyleaf, Garrya elliptica, 1972 28 29 22 63 Wright, Garrya wrightii, 1997 28 22 22 56 SILKTREE Mimosa, Albizia julibrissin, 1997 [delta] 179 56 74 254 SILVERBELL Carolina, Halesia carolina, 1995 [*] 151 104 40 265 Carolina, Halesia carolina, 1995 [*] 152 103 45 266 Caralina, Halesia carolina, 1995 [*] 155 96 39 261 Little, Halesia parviflora, 1993 [+] 11 23 15 37 Two-wing, Halesia diptera, 1988 114 42 40 166 ROYALPALM Florida, Roystonea elata, 1995 Near Capeland, Ha.
Coastal gardens with more humidity are full of exotics like Plumeria (Frangipane) and Delonix regia while Albizia julibrissin (silk trees) greet travellers as they park up at the new Larnaca Airport.
The albizia julibrissin or silk tree - a deciduous to semi-evergreen with ferny-leafed branches - is another versatile tree that's popular for Southern California inland valleys.