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Plant Details

:Common Name
Chamomile, German chamomile, Gule-babuna
:Scientific Name
Chamomilla recutita

Chamomila recutita is native to Europe and temperate Asia and is introduced in temperate regions of India for cultivation. it is small herbacious annual plant growing to a hight of 60-90 cm. its flowers are in demand in pharmaceuticals and cosmatic industries. Matricaria chamomilla (synonym: Matricaria recutita), commonly known as chamomile (also spelled camomile), Italian camomilla, German chamomile,Hungarian chamomile (kamilla), wild chamomile or scented mayweed, is an annual plant of the composite family Asteraceae. M. chamomilla is the most popular source of the herbal product chamomile, although other species are also used as chamomile

: Details
The flowers are borne in paniculate flower heads (capitula). The white ray florets are furnished with a ligule, while the disc florets are yellow. The hollow receptacle is swollen and lacks scales. This property distinguishes German chamomile from corn chamomile (Anthemis arvensis), which has a receptacle with scales. The flowers bloom in early to midsummer, and have a strong, aromatic smell.

Plant Variety

Serial No.Variety CompoundDetails
1CIM-SammohakView Detail
2PrasantView Detail
3VallaryView Detail

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