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Official Record
Flora of Jammu
Botanical name Vetiveria  zizanioides   Nash
Synonyms       =  Andropogon  muricatus   Retz.
Family Poaceae
Plant Stage Reproductive
Place of collection R.R.L Nursery
Altitude (m) ----
Date of Collection April , 1977
Accession No. 16125
Total Accessions 6
Shelf Placement Cup-Board No./ Pigeon hole No. 29/t
Remarks: It is a coarse, perennial grass that forms large, dense clumps with a stout, compact, aromatic, branched, spongy rhizome and fibrous root system, up to a depth of 4 m. The culm is erect, measures 1-1.5(-3) m tall, 2-8 mm in diameter, terete, solid and smooth. The leaf sheaths are laterally compressed, measure 10-20 cm long and keeled.
Identified by Y.K.Sarin
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