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Date: 9/25/2005


Question:
What is Lemon grass(Cymbopogon citratus)? and How is it useful to people?


Replies:
It's a member of the grass family (Poaceae), and used as a spice in cooking Asian dishes.

Anthony Brach Ph.D.


Brooklyn Botanic Garden web page will explain:

http://www.bbg.org/gar2/topics/kitchen/1999sp_lemongrass.html

J. Elliott



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