Essential Oils of Chiliadenus lopadusanus (Asteraceae)

Maurizio Sajeva, Antonella Maria Maggio, Pietro Zito, Maurizio Bruno, Sergio Rosselli, Elena Scirica, Maurizio Sajeva, Sergio Rosselli, Felice Senatore, Antonella Maggio, Maurizio Bruno

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Abstract

The essential oils from the leaves and flowers of Chiliadenus lopadusanus growing on Lampedusa Island were obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by GC-MS. The major component was camphor (39.4% in the leaves and 24.0% in the flowers), followed in the leaves by torreyol (6.7%), t-cadinol (5.2%) and 1,8-cineole (3.8%), while in the flowers by t-cadinol (15.2%), t-muurolol (5.1%) and torreyol (4.5%). Among the compounds identified, several seem to play a role in antibacterial, antifungal, allelopathic and spasmolytic activity. In addition, several compounds identified in this study seem to influence the attraction of Megachile (Eutricharaea) apicalis (Megachilidae) and Halictus (Seladonia) gemmeus (Halictidae), two hymenopteran here identified as pollinators of Chiliadenus lopadusanus.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1159-1162
Numero di pagine4
RivistaNatural Product Communications
Volume8
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Plant Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine

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