Plant Diversity ›› 2000, Vol. 22 ›› Issue (02): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Phenolic Constituents of the Fresh Leaves of Myrica nana

ZHOU Zhi-Hong,YANG Chong-Ren   

  1. Laboratory of Phytochemistry, Kunming Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650204
  • Online:2000-04-25 Published:2000-04-25

Abstract: Ten phenolic compounds were isolated from the fresh leaves of Myrica nana Cheval. They were identified as myricetin ,myricetin 3-O-α-L-arabino-pyranoside,myricitrin 3-O-β-D-ranoside,myricitrin(myricetin 3-O-α-L-rhamnopyranoside),kaempferol 3-O-β-D-gucopyranoside、(-)epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate,(-)epicatechin 3-O-gallate,prodelphinidin B-2,prodelphinidin B-2 3′-O-gallate and gallic acid,respectively,by means of spectral methods.

Key words: Myricaceae, Myrica nan, phenols