Cymbopogon martinii (Family: Poaceace) is native to India. Plant grows upto 2m height, arising from a short woody root stock. Cymbopogon martinii is a species of grass in the lemon grass genus native to India and Indochina but widely cultivated in many places for its aromatic oil. It is best known by the common name palmarosa. Other common names include Indian geranium, gingergrass and rosha or rosha grass.