Kutki is a small herb with spoon-shaped, 5-20 cm long leaves, almost all at the bottom. Leaves are coarsely toothed, narrowed to a winged stalk. Rhizomes of the plant are 10-25 cm long and woody.
Botanical Name: Mimosa pudica
English Name :Sensitive plant, Touch-shy plant
Hindi Name : Lajawanti, Lajalu, Lajjavanti,Sharmpate, Najuk, Sharminda, Chui mui
Sanskrit Name : Ajalikalika, Lajja, Lajjalu, Lajjaluh, Lajjika, Mahabhita
Bengali Name :Lajjabate, Lajak, Lajjabati
Kannada Name :Hadergitte, Lajja, Mudugudavara, Muthamurike
Malyalam Name :Thendarmani, Thottamvati