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Gotu Kola ( Centella asiatica L . ) : An Under-utilized Herb

  title={Gotu Kola ( Centella asiatica L . ) : An Under-utilized Herb},
  author={M. Bandara and E. L. Lee and J. Thomas},
The short growing season and harsh climate found in many parts of Canada necessitates development of both field and greenhouse-based plant production. Gotu kola (Centella asiatica L. Urban) is a member of the Apiaceae family, which is characterized by its constantly growing roots, and long copper-coloured stolons (runners) with long internodes and roots at the base of each node. Also known as Indian pennywort, it is a perennial creeping plant native to India, China, Japan, North Africa and Sri… CONTINUE READING

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