Sideroxylin and 8-demethylsideroxylin from Eucalyptus saligna (Myrtaceae)

Satyajit D. Sarker, Barbara Bartholomew, Robert J. Nash, Monique S. J. Simmonds

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Eucalyptus saligna Sm. (Family: Myrtaceae), commonly known as “Sidney blue gum”, is an Australasian plant widely distributed in the eastern part of New South Wales and the southeast of Queensland (USDA-ARS-GRIN database, 2000. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland, USA, available on-line at: database, 2000). Leaves and fruits of this plant were collected from San Jose, Costa Rica during July 1992 by Polybiotica, SA, San Jose, Costa Rica, and supplied by Biotics Limited, University of Sussex, UK. A voucher specimen (1100-MP037) is kept at the herbarium of the Welsh Plant Breeding Station (WPBS at IGER).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)759-762
Number of pages4
JournalBiochemical Systematics and Ecology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2001


  • 8-Demethylsideroxylin
  • Antifeedant activity
  • Chemotaxonomy
  • Coniferaldehyde
  • Eucalyptus saligna
  • Flavonoid
  • Myrtaceae
  • Sideroxylin


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