Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 161, Issue 1–2, pp 87–89 | Cite as

Differences in flavonoid constituents among the species ofFagonia sinaica complex (Zygophyllaceae)

  • S. A. M. Al-Wakeel
  • I. El-Garf
  • N. A. M. Saleh


Eight flavonol glycosides were detected in the three species of theFagonia sinaica complex. They were fully characterized as the 3-glucosides of kaempferol, quercetin and isorhamnetin, 3-rutinoside of quercetin and 3,7-diglucoside of quercetin and isorhamnetin. Two additional glycosides were partially characterized as a kaempferol 3,7-diglycoside and quercetin 3-diglycoside.

Key words

Angiosperms Zygophyllaceae Fagonia sinaica F. cretica F. tenuifolia Flavonoids chemosystematics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. M. Al-Wakeel
    • 1
  • I. El-Garf
    • 1
  • N. A. M. Saleh
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BotanyFaculty of Science, Cairo UniversityEgypt
  2. 2.National Research CentreCairoEgypt

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