Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 257–260 | Cite as

Flavonoids From Flowers of Abelmoschus manihot

  • Shu-Ying Yang
  • Yan-Min Zhao
  • Zhen-Lin Li
  • Qi-Yan Zuo
  • Shi-Hui Qian

A new compound, quercetin-8-(2″-pyrrolidinone-5″-yl)-3′-O-β-D-glucopyranoside, with 11 known flavonoids, was isolated from the traditional Chinese herb Abelmoschus manihot. The structure was elucidated by spectral analysis.


Abelmoschus manihot flavonoids 



This work was supported financially by the Jiangsu Provincial Platform for Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Germplasm (BM2013072).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shu-Ying Yang
    • 1
  • Yan-Min Zhao
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Zhen-Lin Li
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Qi-Yan Zuo
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Shi-Hui Qian
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Guizhou Institute of Biotechnology Research and DevelopmentGuiyangP. R. China
  2. 2.Affiliated Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western MedicineNanjing University of Chinese MedicineNanjingP. R. China
  3. 3.Jiangsu Province Academy of Traditional Chinese MedicineNanjingP. R. China
  4. 4.Jiangsu Provincial Platform for Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural GermplasmJiangsu ProvinceP. R. China

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