Plant Diversity ›› 1999, Vol. 21 ›› Issue (03): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Alkaloids fromthe Flowers of Colchium autumnale

HE Hong-Ping,LIU Fu-Chu,HU Lin,ZHU,Hong-You   

  1. Department of Chemistry,Yunnan Universty ,Kunming 650091
  • Online:1999-06-25 Published:1999-06-25

Abstract: This paper reports six alkaloids,colchicine(Ⅰ),2-demethylcochicine(Ⅱ),2-demethyldemecolcine(Ⅲ),2-demethylcoclchifoline(Ⅳ),2-demethyl-β-lumicolchicine(Ⅴ),and β-lumicolchicine(Ⅵ) isolated from the flowers of Colchicum autumnale which was introduced from Europe to Zhaotong ,Yunnan,China.

Key words: Colchicum autumnale, Alkaloids, Colchicine