Cymbopogon flexuosus (Family: Poaceae) is native to India, Southeast Asia, and Oceania.This grass grows upto 2m tall from short woddy rhizome. It produce more essentail oil.
Essential oil is perfumery, flavour, citral is used for synthesis of vitamin A.
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