Canscora diffusa

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Canscora diffusa
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Canscora diffusa from a riverbed in South East Burkina Faso
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Gentianaceae
Genus: Canscora
Species: C. diffusa
Binomial name
Canscora diffusa
(Vahl) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.

Gentiana diffusa Vahl
Canscora kirkii N.E.Br.
Orthostemon kirkii N.E.Br.

Canscora diffusa is a plant species in the genus Canscora. Diffutidin and diffutin are flavans, a type of flavonoid, found in C. diffusa.[1]

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  1. ^ Diffutin, a new adaptogenic glucosyloxyflavan from Canscora diffusa. Shibnath Ghosal, Saini K. S. and Sinha B. N., Journal of chemical research. Synopses, 1983, no12

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