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Bioactivity and chemistry of the genus Hortonia

Ratnayake, Rukmal; Bandara, B M; Wijesundara, Siril; MacLeod, John; Simmonds, Peta; Karunaratne, Veranja


The dichloromethane extracts of the leaves, stem bark, bark and the roots of the three species of the primitive endemic genus Hortonia, H. angustifolia, H. floribunda and H. ovalifolia, collected from nine geographical locations ranging from lower elevations (84-420 m) to higher (2000 m) showed comparable HPLC profiles and mosquito larvicidal and antifungal activities; protein analysis of the leaves of the three species of Hortonia showed identical peaks and bands. The two major metabolites...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Natural Product Research
DOI: 10.1080/14786410701722433


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