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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Amazing Munnar: Touch Me Not

"Touch Me Not" : Before and after touching !My grand daughter was simply amazed by the magic. When the leaves folded up she first felt a sense of shock.She thought the plant had died. Touch me not used to be commonly found plant when I was a little boy.Now they are seen very rarely. I have been living in Coimbatore for close to 11 years but am yet to sight a "touch me not" plant here. I had to travel all the to Munnar to see one :)
Before Touching
After Touching

8 comments:

  1. Namaste.....
    blessings.....
    Oh I remember those, loved them and played with them as a child, they are peppered all over the Island of Trinidad, where am from.

    Love love love them, thanks for bring back the school day memories of play with TOUCHMENOTS.

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  2. As a kid, I loved playing with this plant.

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  3. I've never heard of this plant! That would be a rather frightening reaction to being touched. Once you know, though, it could offer lots of amusement for the younger set!

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  4. know the feeling. As if afraid plant and cowered. Regards.

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  5. I too used to see many “touch me not” on roadsides once and had fun touching them. You captured the feel well! I love its flowers.

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  6. That's so true. They have become rare because most people consider them "weeds". But even weeds have their own beauty.

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  7. we have these over here too. My son loves to play with it.

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