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Pelargonium graveolens , CIM-BIO 171

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-BIO 171
Major Constituents of VarietyMenthone 48%, Geraniol 21%
Essential OilPelargonium graveolens CIM-BIO 171 essential oil
MS Graph of Essential Oil
Compounds in essential Oil(E)-Beta-Ocimene , (E)-Linalool Oxide (Furanoid), (Z)-Beta-Ocimene, 1, 8-Cineole, 10-Epi-Gamma-Eudesmol, Alpha- Pinene, Cis-Rose Oxide, Citronellyl Acetate, Citronellyl Butyrate, Citronellyl Formate, Geranial, Geranyl Acetate, Geranyl Butyrate, Geranyl Formate, Geranyl Tiglate, Guaia-6,9-Diene, Isomenthone, Limonene, Linalool, Myrcene, Neral, Nerol, P-Cymene, Phenyl Ethyl Butyrate, Trans-Linalool Oxide, Trans-Rose Oxide
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MS Graph in Compound
Compound Property
Contributor(1). AK Singh, A Kalra, HP Singh, HS Chauhan VR Singh, L Rah-man,RK Verma, VKS Tomar and DP Singh; (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 Release2012
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