Alnus sieboldiana

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Alnus sieboldiana
Alnus sieboldiana DSCN2739.JPG
Alnus sieboldiana catkins
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Alnus
Species: A. sieboldiana
Binomial name
Alnus sieboldiana
Matsum.
Synonyms[1]
  • Alnus firma var. sieboldiana (Matsum.) H.J.P.Winkl.
  • Alnaster sieboldianus (Matsum.) Murai
  • Duschekia sieboldiana (Matsum.) Holub
Alnus sieboldiana - MHNT

Alnus sieboldiana (オオバヤシャブシ in Japanese) is an alder species found on the islands of Honshū, Shikoku, and Suwanose-jima in Japan.[1]

A. sieboldiana contains the ellagitannins alnusiin, tellimagrandin I, pedunculagin, casuarinin, casuariin and 2,3-O-(S)-hexahydroxydiphenoyl-D-glucose.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Structures of alnusiin and bicornin, new hydrolyzable tannins having a monolactonized tergalloyl group. Yoshida T, Yazaki K, Memon M.U, Maruyama I, Kurokawa K, Shingu T and Okuda T, Chemical and pharmaceutical bulletin, 1989, volume 37, number 10, pages 2655-2660, INIST:19467830 (abstract)

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