Common Name: Tuberose - double flowering selection
Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
Synonym(s):Agave polianthes Thiede & Eggli
Country of Origin: Mexico
Description: perennial herb with tuberous rhizomes
Uses: Often grown as a cut flower. Aztecs used the essential oil to flavor chocolate. Used in modern times in perfume trade. Several traditional medicinal uses, modern studies support medicinal value.
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