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    • Keywords


      Quercetin; Lead Acetate; Mixed Melting Point; Flower Petal; Dimethyl Sulphate

    • Abstract


      The colouring matter of the flower petals ofHibiscus vitifolius consists almost entirely of gossypin along with very small amounts of quercetin. These petals form a very good source of this new and interesting glycoside and eventually of gossypetin also.

    • Author Affiliations


      K Visweswara Rao1 T R Seshadri1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Andhra University, Waltair, India
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