The plant around us. Volume 1 The plant around us. Volume I - Page 62

Cymbopogon citratus Catalan: Herba llimona English: Lemon grass Estonian: Harilik sidrunhein Portuguese: Erva-príncipe Spanish: Hierba limón Turkish: Limon otu Lemon grass, is a frost- tender clumping perennial grass. Tolerates light shade, but prefers full sun. It is an outstanding ornamental grass that lends great beauty to garden areas. It typically forms a dense rounded clump of foliage. Leaves    Evergreen; Straplike leaves; Leaves emit a lemony fragrance when bruised; Authors: Diogo Fernandes, Pedro Sousa