Lemon grass, Barbed wire grass, Silky heads, Citronella grass, Fever grass (Eng.), Sitroengras (Afr.)
Lemongrass is an easy to grow tropical grass with long thin leaves that grow in tall clumps. The plant's leaves and stems have a distinct lemony citrus fragrance as well as a strong citrus flavour. Young shoots can also be prepared as a vegetable. Due to its height, it can be grown as a scented, ornamental grass. Lemongrass has various uses such as culinary, medicinal, cosmetic, essential oils and as insect repellent.