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Experientia

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 393–394 | Cite as

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids inParsonsia species (family apocynaceae) which attract Danaid butterflies

  • J. A. Edgar
  • C. C. J. Culvenor
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Keywords

Alkaloid Apocynaceae Pyrrolizidine Alkaloid Pyrrolizidine Danaid Butterfly 
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Résumé

Il a été montré que deux espèces deParsonsia (famille Apocynaceae), qui attirent les papillons mâles de la sous-famille Danainae, contiennent des alcaloïdes du type 1,2-dehydropyrrolizidine, trouvés jusqu'à présent seulement chez les Boraginaceae.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Edgar
    • 1
  • C. C. J. Culvenor
    • 1
  1. 1.CSIRO Division of Animal HealthAnimal Health Research LaboratoryParkvilleAustralia

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