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Plant Details

:Common Name
Lemongrass
:Scientific Name
Cymbopogon flexuosus
:Introduction

Cymbopogon flexuosus (Family: Poaceae) is native to India, Southeast Asia, and Oceania.This grass grows upto 2m tall from short woddy rhizome.

: Details
Lemongrass is widely used as a culinary herb in Asian cuisine and also as medicinal herb in India. It has a subtle citrus flavor and can be dried and powdered, or used fresh. It is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries. It is also suitable for use with poultry, fish, beef, and seafood. It is often used as a tea in African countries such as Togo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Latin American countries such as Mexico. Lemongrass oil is used as a pesticide and a preservative. Research shows that lemongrass oil has antifungal properties

Plant Variety

Serial No.Variety CompoundDetails
1CauveryView Detail
2ChirharitView Detail
3CIMAP-SuwarnaView Detail
4GRL-1View Detail
5KrishnaView Detail
6NimaView Detail
7PragatiView Detail
8PramanView Detail
9T-1View Detail

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