Plant Diversity ›› 2000, Vol. 22 ›› Issue (01): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Constituents of Gastrodia elata in Guizhou

HAO Xiao-Yan,TAN Ning-Hua,ZHOU Jun   

  1. Department of Pharmacy,Guiyang Medical College,Guiyang 550004
  • Online:2000-02-25 Published:2000-02-25

Abstract: From the tubers of Gastrodia elata Bl.,collected in Guizhou Province,four compounds together with β-sitosterol and dauocsterol were isolated.Their structures were determined as follows as based on spectral data:gastrodamine[di-(p-hydroxyl benzyl)hydroxylamine,](I),L-pyroglutamic acid (II),6-methyl citrate(III) and 1,5-dimethyl cirate(IV). Among them gastrodamine (I) us a new compound,compound II and IV are isolated from this plant for the first time.

Key words: Gastrodia elata, Orchidaceae, Gastrodamine, L-pyroglutamic acid