Volatile Constituents of Doronicum altaicum
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Translated from Khimiya Prirodnykh Soedinenii, No. 5, September–October, 2019, pp. 833–834.
The genus Doronicum L. (Asteraceae) includes herbaceous plants with basal and alternate stem-clasping leaves that is distributed in Europe, Asia, and North Africa . The genus Doronicum currently numbers ~26 species, 3 of which grow in Kazakhstan .
According to the literature, essential oils of Doronicum plants are dominated by sesquiterpenes. Thus, the major essential-oil constituents of D. austriacum Jacq. subsp. giganteum (Griseb.) Stoj. et Stef. were germacrene D, β-caryophyllene, α-humulene, and Z,E-α-farnesene ; D. corsicum L., modhephene, (E)-β-caryophyllene, 10-isobutyryloxy-8,9-epoxythymol angelate, and thymol angelate ; D. orientale Hoffm. and D. bithynicum Edmondson subsp. sparsipilosum J. R. Edm., (E)-β-farnesene; D. macrolepis Freyn & Sint., (E)-caryophyllene .
D. altaicum Pall. grows in alpine and subalpine meadows and evergreen forests . Volatile constituents...