Cis-clerodane-type diterpene lactones from Ephemerantha comata

Masatake Niwa, Noriko Kihira, Yoshimasa Hirata, Motoo Tori, Tiang Schung Wu, Chang Sheng Kuoh

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Two new cis-clerodane-type diterpene lactones named ephemeric acid and ephemeroside have been isolated from Ephemerantha comata Hunt & Summerh (Orchidaceae) and their structures have been characterized on the basis of spectroscopic evidence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3293-3295
Number of pages3
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture


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