Osbeckia chinensis

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Osbeckia chinensis
Osbeckia chinensis.jpg
Osbeckia chinensis, drawn by Osbeck
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Osbeckia
Species: O. chinensis
Binomial name
Osbeckia chinensis

Osbeckia chinensis var. chinensis
Osbeckia chinensis var. angustifolia

Osbeckia chinensis is a plant species in the genus Osbeckia.

Osbeckia chinensis contains the ellagitanin punicacortein A.[1]

Osbeckia chinensis var. chinensis, Melastomataceae - Kambodscha/Cambodia, ca. 10 km SE Voen Sai (Prov. Ratanakkiri)


  1. ^ Tannin antioxidants from Osbeckia chinensis. Jeng-De Su, Toshihiko Osawa, Shunro Kawakishi and Mitsuo Namiki, Phytochemistry, Volume 27, Issue 5, 1988, Pages 1315–1319, doi:10.1016/0031-9422(88)80184-5

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