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Plant Details

:Common Name
Vetiver, Khus
:Scientific Name
Vetiveria zizanioides

Chrysopogon zizanioides, commonly known as vetiver is a perennial bunchgrass of the Poaceae family, native to India. In western and northern India, it is popularly known as khus. Vetiver is important to the fragrance industry because of its characteristic woody notes and onsequently its composition has been extensively investigated from a natural products viewpoint.

: Details
Vetiver can grow up to 1.5 metres high and form clumps as wide. The stems are tall and the leaves are long, thin, and rather rigid. The flowers are brownish-purple.

Plant Variety

Serial No.Variety CompoundDetails
1CIMAP-Khus 15View Detail
2CIMAP-Khus 22View Detail
3CIMAP-VridhiView Detail
4DharniView Detail
5GulabiView Detail
6KesariView Detail
7KS-1View Detail
8KS-2View Detail

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