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Miliusa velutina
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Annonaceae
Genus: Miliusa
Lesch. ex A.DC.

Miliusa is a genus of plant in family Annonaceae. It consists 9 accepted species and 50 unresolved species. The following list is according to Plant List. 10 more new species were discovered from Thailand and India.[1]

Miliusanes, a class of cytotoxic agents were extracted from Miliusa sinensis. They are potential anticancer lead molecules.

Accepted species[edit]

Recently found species[edit]

Unresolved species[edit]


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  2. ^ Zhang, HJ; Ma, C; Nguyen, VH; Nguyen, MC; Tan, GT; Santarsiero, BD; Mesecar, AD; Soejarto, DD; Pezzuto, JM; Fong, HH (Jan 2006). "Miliusanes, a class of cytotoxic agents from Miliusa sinensis.". J Med Chem. 49: 693–708. PMID 16420055. doi:10.1021/jm0509492. 
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  4. ^ "Constituents from Miliusa balansae (Annonaceae)". Phytochemistry. 61: 991–994. doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(02)00374-6. 
  5. ^ Huong, DT; Kamperdick, C; Sung, TV. "Homogentisic Acid Derivatives from Miliusa balansae". Journal of Natural Products. 67: 445–447. PMID 15043427. doi:10.1021/np030195z. 
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