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Poaceae

Chrysopogon zizanioides (Linnaeus) Roberty
Voytiv√©.  Khus khus.
Native to the Indian subcontinent, Indo-China


Planted to stabilize soils - very deep roots
Used in basket and mat-weaving.
The roots of this grass were placed among clothing to repel insects and add a pleasant smell to the closet
A perfume is made from the roots.

local medicinal uses   in the wild   international uses