Aegiphila lhotskiana

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Aegiphila lhotskiana
Aegiphila lhotzkiana fruits.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Aegiphila
Species: A. lhotskiana
Binomial name
Aegiphila lhotskiana

Aegiphila lhotskiana (orth. var. Aegiphila lhotskyana Cham.[1]) is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae.[2] It is native to South America, where it occurs in Bolivia and Brazil.[3] This species is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.

A number of abietane diterpenes have been isolated from this plant.[4]


  1. ^ (in Portuguese) Aegiphila lhotskyana. Flora Brasiliensis.
  2. ^ França, F. and A. M. Giulietti. (2012). Lectotypifications, neotypifications, and epitypification in the genus Aegiphila Jacq. Archived February 1, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Neodiversity 6 1-14.
  3. ^ Aegiphila lhotskiana, distribution. Tropicos.
  4. ^ Costa-Lotufo, L. V., et al. (2004). Antiproliferative effects of abietane diterpenes from Aegiphila lhotzkyana. Planta Medica 70(2), 180-82.

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