Information submited: May 14, 2014 Modified: June 6, 2018 By: OperaDreamhouse
Bourbon Rose hips were almost certainly originating from "Rose Edouard" which was cultivated there and in Mauritius. The Rose cultivated in India as Rose borboniana is actually "Rose Edouard".
deciduous shrub is also grown extensively in Rajasthan but its main use
is for the production of attar, gulkand and Rose Water with a small
amount of essential oil being produced in Southern India in the state
of Tamil Nadu ( dry desert region).