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- Nyctinasty is the circadian rhythmic nastic movement of higher plants in response to the onset of darkness, or a plant "sleeping". It has been argued that...
- that can grow up to 2 cm wide. These leaves curl up at night (exhibiting nyctinasty), and open in the day to perform photosynthesis. The mature seed capsules...
- known commonly as a weed. Its leaves fold closed at night (an example of Nyctinasty). "Phyllanthus pulcher". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS...
- bending down of a heavy flower. Hyponasty Photonasty: response to light Nyctinasty: movements at night or in the dark Chemonasty: response to chemicals or...
- orange blossoms. The leaflets fold together in wet weather and at night (nyctinasty), as some change of position at night is a habit of the entire leguminous...
- Oxalis oregana (redwood-sorrel)". plants.usda.gov. Retrieved 2016-05-02. "Nyctinasty and Mimosa leaf movement". Science and Plants for Schools. Retrieved 2016-05-02...
- (Australia) Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Page about nyctinasty and leaf movement of Mimosa pudica by John Hewitson Indiana.edu "Plants...
- hiponasty), or from changes in turgor pressure within plant tissues (e.g., nyctinasty), which may occur rapidly. A familiar example is thigmonasty (response...
- Asparagales order. Pot****ium chelidonate has been found to be responsible for nyctinasty in some plants; specifically, it has been found to regulate the closing...
- reporting the results and then drawing general conclusions. Studies of nyctinasty were particularly burdensome, to Darwin's rest as well as to the plants:...
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