Pronephrium penangianum

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Pronephrium penangianum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Thelypteridaceae
Genus: Pronephrium
Species: P. penangianum
Binomial name
Pronephrium penangianum
(Hook.) Holttum

Abacopteris penangiana (Hook.) Ching
Polypodium penangianum Hook.
Thelypteris penangiana (Hook.) C.F.Reed

Pronephrium penangianum is a fern species in the genus Pronephrium.

Flavan-4-ols glycosides, abacopterins A, B, C and D together with triphyllin A and 6,8-dimethyl-7-hydroxy-4‘-methoxyanthocyanidin-5-O-β-d-glucopyranoside, can be isolated from a methanol extract of the rhizomes of P. penangianum.[1]


  1. ^ Flavan-4-ol Glycosides from the Rhizomes of Abacopteris penangiana. Zhao Zhongxiang, Ruan Jinlan, Jin Jing, Zou Jian, Zhou Daonian, Fang Wei and Zeng Fanbo, J. Nat. Prod., 2006, 69 (2), pp 265–268 doi:10.1021/np050191p

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