(Common name:- Stevia)
- Kingdom : Plantae
- Unranked: Angiosperms
- Unranked: Eudicots
- Unranked : Asterids
- Order : Asterales
- Family : Asteraceae
- Tribe: Eupatorieae
- Genus :Stevia
Stevia has been extensively used now days due to its sweet taste and
usefulness in diabetes.
Stevia is a native to tropical and subtropical South America and
It is perennial shrub which grows up to 2 m high and leaves are 2-3 cm
long. Small white flowers appear after 50- 100 days of transplantation.
It generally survives in warm weather but treated as annual in cold
Stevia is grown commercially as well as in gardens and kitchens.
- China-Tian ju.
- South Africa-Heuningblaar.
- English-Candy leaf, sweet leaf.
- India-Madhu parani(Marathi) , Gurmaar (Punjabi), Madhu patra
- Japan-Amaha sutebia.
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