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Codariocalyx motorius, commonly known as the "dancing plant" or "telegraph plant," is a species of flowering plant native to Southeast Asia. It is known for its unique ability to move its leaves in response to various stimuli, including sound and light.

The movements of Codariocalyx motorius are particularly interesting because they are not random but rather exhibit a degree of rhythmic motion. The plant's small leaflets are attached to the main stem by a flexible joint, allowing them to move in response to environmental stimuli. The specific mechanism behind this movement involves changes in turgor pressure within the plant cells.

Dancing plant