Cymbopogon flexuosus (Family: Poaceae) is native to India, Southeast Asia, and Oceania.This grass grows upto 2m tall from short woddy rhizome. Oil yield is 200 kg/ha/year.
Essential oil is perfumery, flavour, citral is used for synthesis of vitamin A.
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