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Cymbopogon nardus
Cymbopogon nardus
Cymbopogon nardus

Wikipedia description

Cymbopogon nardus, common name citronella grass, is a perennial of the Poaceae grass family, originating in tropical Asia.

  • It is the source of an essential oil known as "citronella oil".
  • Cannot be eaten because of its unpalatable nature.
  • Is an invasive species that renders pastureland useless as cattle will starve even in its abundance.

Scientific classification

Clade: Monocots/Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Species: Cymbopogon nardus


Sample nameSample codeTissueRNA extractorSample providerBLASTSRA dataAssembly data
ROEI-Cymbopogon_nardusROEIshoot (no flower)M. DeyholosM. Deyholos