MIMULUS , inbotany, a genus (nat.
See also:Scrophulariaceae), of showy,
See also:hardy or
See also:half-hardy, herbaceous, rarely shrubby
See also:plants, natives of the extra-tropical or mountainous parts of both old and new worlds excepting
See also:Europe, but chiefly
See also:American . The plants have opposite, undivided leaves, and axillary, generally solitary
See also:flowers with a two-lipped, gaping corolla . The herbaceous
See also:species thrive best in
See also:damp situations; the shrubby species, of which M. glutinosus (formerly called Diplacus) is best known, are adapted for pot culture in the greenhouse . M. luteus, the
See also:monkey-flower of gardens, has yellow flowers with two dark marks in the mouth of the corolla; M . Langsdorfii, an American species, has become naturalized by
See also:river-sides in many parts of Britain . M. moschatus,
See also:musk, a native of
See also:America, with small, nearly
See also:regular, yellow flowers, diffuse hairy
See also:stem and hairy scented leaves, is a well known and favourite perennial for pot culture and outside
See also:borders .
MIMOSA (so named from the movements of the leaves i...
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