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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 8
First page : ( 3626) Last page : ( 3628)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00618.8

Pharmacognostic Study of various species of Cymbopogon of South canara, India

Iyengar MA, Chandrashekar KS*

Department of Pharmacognosy, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal-576104, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: cksbhat@yahoo.co.in

Online published on 24 December, 2019.


Aim of the present investigation is to carry out the macroscopy, microscopy, powder analysis, quantitative microscopy and physicochemical characteristics of three different species of Cymbopogon of South canara and they are Cymbopogon citratus, Cymbopogon flexuosus and Cymbopogon nardus. Anatomical studies showed isobilateral nature of Cymbopogon leaves. Powder study revealed presence of epidermal cells with stomata, fibres and vessels. Stomatal index and Physicochemical characters were also reported in the present study.



Cymbopogon species, Morphology, Microscopy.


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