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Economic Botany

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 60–64 | Cite as

Tipo,minthostachys mollis (lamiaceae): an ecuadorian mint

  • Ben H. Alkire
  • Arthur O. Tucker
  • Michael J. Maciarello
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Abstract

Nineteen compounds are characterized by GC/MS and Kovats Indices in the oil of tipo,Minthostachys mollis Griseb., from Ecuador. The major compounds are29.34 ± 3.94% neomenthol, 24.00 ± 5.23% menthone, 20.55 ± 3.33% menthol, and 8.96 ± 1.65% piperitone.

Key Words

Minthostachys mollis Griseb Lamiaceae essential oil composition monoterpenes 

Tipo, minthostachys mollis lamiaceae:Uuna menta ecuatoriana

Résumé

Diecinueve compuestos son identificados por GC/MS y los Indices de Kovats en el aceite esencial de tipo,Minthostachys mollis Griseb. de Ecuador. Los compuestos principales son 29.34 ± 3.94% neomentol, 24.00 ± 5.23% mentona, 20.55 ± 3.33% mentol, y 8.96 ± 1.65% piperitona.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben H. Alkire
    • 1
  • Arthur O. Tucker
    • 2
  • Michael J. Maciarello
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of HorticulturePurdue UniversityWest Lafayette
  2. 2.Department of Agriculture & Natural ResourcesDelaware State UniversityDover

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