Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf

  • Family : POACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species : Cymbopogon citratus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
  • Common name : Lemon grass, West-Indian Lemon grass
  • Vernacular name : Majjige soppu, Majjige hullu (Kan.); Gandhatrin (Hin.); Bhustrnah (San.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Highly aromatic, yields essential oils and leaves often used for flavouring as a spice.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara



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