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Name of Species: smithia sensitiva
Common Name: lajalu Kawla (marathi), Odabrini (Hindi) Sensitive
Conservation status: Leaves and shoots are coocked and eaten and plant
is used in traditional medicines. In maharashtra it is documented in
SGNP, Chandoli & Koyna WLS to be preferred diet of tribes.
Photographed: 25th August,2009
Location: Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Camera: Olympus SP570UZ
Lens: OLYMPUS ED LENS AF ZOOM 4.6 - 92 mm, 1:2.8 - 4.6
Description: A low growing annual herb, common along the roads as the
monsoon trails off, leaves slightly sensitive to touch, flowers
between Augsut to October.