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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Nov 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 4 | Pages : 191-193

Phytochemical examination of the leaves of Psydrax ficiformis Hook. f.
Bridson. - an endangered tree

Nineteen compounds were identified through GC–MS in the ethanol extract of the leaves of Psydrax ficiformis with five
of them viz., oleic acid (49.18),n-hexadecanoic acid (27.98), 1-monolinoleoylglycerol trimethylsilyl ether (7.53), 11, 14-
eicosadienoic acid methyl ester (3.81) and benzofuran, 2, 3-dihydro-coumaran compound (2.38) showing high peaks in
the chromatogram

Keywords: endangered tree, GC-MS, phytochemistry, Psydrax ficiformis, Rubiaceae

Citation: *, ( 2015), Phytochemical examination of the leaves of Psydrax ficiformis Hook. f.
Bridson. - an endangered tree. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 3(4): 191-193

Received: 2016-05-11 09:44:55; Accepted: 2016-05-11 09:45:03;
Published: 11/05/2016

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*Correspondence: J. Ruby Priskilla