The Green family takes its name from a term that perfumers use to describe notes and accords that smell of grass, leaves, or fresh-cut flowers. This family is descended from the Chypre family and characterized by a lighter more modern execution. These fragrances center around so-called green notes. Galbanum, a resin known for its bitter-green aroma is commonly used in these compositions. Green fragrances are often augmented with floral, aromatic or chypre accords.