2,5-dihydroxy-1,6-dimethoxyxanthone and biflavonoids of Garcinia thwaitesii

A. A.Leslie Gunatilaka, H. T.Badra Sriyani, Subramaniam Sotheeswaran, Eric S. Waight

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The petrol and methanol extracts of the bark and timber of Garcinia thwaitesii have been investigated. In addition to β-amyrin and tirucallol, four biflavonoids and a new xanthone, 2,5-dihydroxy-1,6-dimethoxyxanthone have been isolated and characterized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-235
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes


  • 2,5-dihydroxy-1,6-dimethoxyxanthone
  • Garcinia thwaitesii
  • Guttiferae
  • biflavonoids
  • chemotaxonomy.
  • tirucallol
  • β-amyrin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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