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Stevia rebaudiana

(Common name:- Stevia)

Classification

Stevia Stevia rebaudiana

Stevia has been extensively used now days due to its sweet taste and usefulness in diabetes.

Plant Description

Stevia is a native to tropical and subtropical South America and Central America.

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 region.

Stevia is grown commercially as well as in gardens and kitchens.

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