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Noun: Desmodium motorium
  1. Erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine
    - telegraph plant, semaphore plant, Codariocalyx motorius, Desmodium gyrans

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: Codariocalyx, genus Codariocalyx

Encyclopedia: Desmodium motorium