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Plant Details

:Common Name
Geranium, Rose Scented Geranium
:Scientific Name
Pelargonium graveolens

Pelargonium graveolens (Family: Geraniaceae) is native of eastern part of the Mediterranean region, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Pelargonium graveolens is an erect, multi-branched shrub, that grows up to 1.5 m and has a spread of 1 m. The leaves are deeply incised leaves are velvety and soft to the touch (due to glandular hairs). The flowers vary from pale pink to almost white and the plant flowers from August to January. The leaves may be strongly rose-scented, although the leaf shape and scent vary. Some plants are very strongly scented and others have little or no scent. Some leaves are deeply incised and others less so, being slightly lobed.

: Details
Rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium graveolens L’Her ex Ait.), a member of family Geraniaceae, is an important high value aromatic crop. It originated from South Africa, ‘Reunion’, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco.

Plant Variety

Serial No.Variety CompoundDetails
1CIM-BIO 171View Detail
2CIM-PawanView Detail
3KelkarCitronellol View Detail

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