Chemical composition of leaf essential oil of <i>Lantana camara</i> L. from Bangladesh

Authors

  • Jasim Uddin Chowdhury 1IFRD, BCSIR Laboratories, Qudrat-e-Khuda Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka12-5, Bangladesh
  • Nemai Chandra Nandi BCSIR Laboratories, P.O. Chittagong Cantonment, Chittagong-4220, Bangladesh
  • Md Nazrul Islam Bhuiyan BCSIR Laboratories, P.O. Chittagong Cantonment, Chittagong-4220, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v36i2.1513

Keywords:

Lantana camara, Essential oil, Caryophyllene

Abstract

Essential oil of fresh matured leaves of Lantana camara L. growing in Bangladesh were analyzed by GC-MS technique. Sixty two compounds were identified in the oil. The major constituents identified include caryophyllene (13.57%), α-caryophyllene (11.76%), germacrene D (10.88%), isocaryo-phyllene (9.59%), γ- muurolene (6.85%) and γ-elemene (5.65%).  

Key words: Lantana camara, Essential oil, Caryophyllene

DOI = 10.3329/bjb.v36i2.1513

Bangladesh J. Bot. 36(2): 193-194, 2007 (December)

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Chowdhury, J. U., Nandi, N. C., & Bhuiyan, M. N. I. (2008). Chemical composition of leaf essential oil of <i>Lantana camara</i> L. from Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 36(2), 193–194. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v36i2.1513

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