a fragrant rice variant grown in the foothills of the Western ghats region of the state of Maharashtra in India. The word Ambemohar means mango blossom in Marathi language which is spoken in the state of Maharashtra where the
cultivar originates from.The rice has strong aroma reminiscent of mango
blossoms. The rice has been cultivated in the region for a long time. A
century ago about 54,000 tons of the variety was produced in the Mulshi region
of the Pune district. Of Maharashtra received the Geographical
Indication of India tag on 30/11/2016.