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Citronella Grass
Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Cymbopogon - lemon grass

Scientific synonyms

Andropogon nardus L.
Sorghum nardus (L.) Kuntze
Cymbopogon nardus var. nardus
Cymbopogon afronardus Stapf
Andropogon citrosus Steud.
Cymbopogon claessensii Robyns
Andropogon confertiflorus Steud.
Cymbopogon nardus var. confertiflorus (Steud.) Bor
Cymbopogon confertiflorus (Steud.) Stapf
Andropogon nardus var. confertiflorus (Steud.) Stapf ex Bor

Other names

= Mana Grass
= Nard Grass

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Andropogon grandis Nees ex Steud.]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020

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