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Pelargonium graveolens , CIM-Pawan

About PlantPelargonium 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.
Plant VarietyCIM-Pawan
Major Constituents of VarietyGeraniol 21%
Essential OilPelargonium graveolens CIM-Pawan essential oil , Pelargonium graveolens CIM-Pawan essential oil ,
MS Graph of Essential Oil
Compounds in essential OilGeraniol, citronellol, geraniol, linalool, citronellyl formate, geranyl formate
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Contributor(1). PS Khanuja, JR Bahl, RP Bansal, AK Shasany, MP Darokar, D Saikia, V Singh, A Kalra, AK Singh,HS Chauhan, YV Reddy, RL Bindra, A Singh, SP Singh, P Ram, AP Kahol, KK Agrawal, AA Naqvi,AK Singh, A Krishna, VKS Tomar, SK Roy, OP Dhawan, S Banerjee and S Kumar; (2). Verma, Ram S., et al. "Essential oil composition of Pelargonium graveolens L’Her ex Ait. cultivars harvested in different seasons." Journal of Essential Oil Research 25.5 (2013): 372-379.
Year of Release2003
Reference Geraniol-rich and high essential oil yielding geranium clone ’CIM-Pawan’ released for commercial cultivation. CIMAP Newsletter (2003) 1:3.

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