Pharmacognostic study of various species of cymbopogon of south Canara, India

M. A. Iyengar, K. S. Chandrashekar

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3626-3628
Number of pages3
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 08-2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous)
  • Pharmacology (medical)


Dive into the research topics of 'Pharmacognostic study of various species of cymbopogon of south Canara, India'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this