Smallanthus fruticosus

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Smallanthus fruticosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Smallanthus
Species: S. fruticosus
Binomial name
Smallanthus fruticosus
(Benth.) H.Rob.[1] Pl. Hartw. 209. 1845-1839[2]

Polymnia fruticosa[1]

Smallanthus fruticosus is a plant species in the genus Smallanthus.

P. fruticosa contains the cytotoxic flavone centaureidin[3] and the flavanone sakuranetin.[4]


  1. ^ a b Smallanthus fruticosus on
  2. ^ Polymnia fruticosa on
  3. ^ Centaureidin, a cytotoxic flavone from Polymnia fruticosa, inhibits tubulin polymerization. John A. Beutler, John H. Cardellina, Chii M. Lin, Ernest Hamel, Gordon M. Cragg and Michael R. Boyd, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Volume 3, Issue 4, April 1993, pages 581-584, doi:10.1016/S0960-894X(01)81233-6
  4. ^ Sakuranetin on