citronella

Anthopogon

  • English Name : Anthopogon
  • Local Name (Nepali Name)) : Sunpate
  • BotanicalName : Rhododendron anthopogon D. Don
  • Family Name : Ericase
  • Season : May - July
  • Parts Used : Leafs of the plant

Description

It is found in Himalayan region of Nepal. It is an evergreen, strongly aromatic shrub-let too 60 cm to 1 m tall. Leaves simple, alternate, short stalked, oval to ovate, 2.5-4 cm long, dense

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance : colorless to pale yellow liquid
  • Aroma : balsamic herbaceous
  • Flash Point : 151F/>66C
  • Specific Gravity : (at 68F/20C): 0.8630 to 0.8804
  • Refractive Index : (at 68F/20C): 1.4785 to 1.4881
  • Packaging : 1 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg, 25 kg