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Lavendula angustifolia , Sher-e-Kashmir

About PlantLavandula angustifolia (lavender or English lavender, though not native to England; also common lavender, true lavender, narrow-leaved lavender), formerly L. officinalis, is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native to the western Mediterranean, primarily the Pyrenees and other mountains in northern Spain. It is a strongly aromatic shrub growing as high as 1 to 2 metres (3.3 to 6.6 ft) tall. The leaves are evergreen, 2–6 centimetres (0.79–2.36 in) long, and 4–6 millimetres (0.16–0.24 in) broad. The flowers are pinkish-purple (lavender-coloured), produced on spikes 2–8 cm (0.79–3.15 in) long at the top of slender, leafless stems 10–30 cm (3.9–11.8 in) long.
Plant VarietySher-e-Kashmir
Major Constituents of VarietyLinalool 28.2%; Linalyl acetate 50.6%
Essential Oil. , Lavandula angustifolia sher-e-Kashmir essential oil ,
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Compounds in essential OilN/A
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ContributorSingh AK, Sharma A, Virmani OP. 1983. Cultivation of lavander (Lavandula angustifolia Mill) for its oil: A review. Curr Res Med Arom Pl 5: 53-63
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