2019, Vol. 7 Issue 4, Part A
Essential oil compositions of male and female flowers of Ptelea trifoliata
AUTHOR(S): William N Setzer and Prabodh Satyal
ABSTRACT:The floral essential oils of Ptelea trifoliata were obtained from male and female trees by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry. The male flowers were rich in germacrene D (13.8%), pentacosane (8.0%), (2E)-hexenal (7.7%), heptacosane (7.4%), α-humulene (6.1%), and tricosane (6.0%). The major components in the female floral essential oil were linalool (9.2%), myrcene (7.6%), heptacosane (7.1%), bicyclogermacrene (6.3%), pentacosane (6.1%), and germacrene D (5.7%). The essential oils showed qualitative similarities, but quantitative differences
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William N Setzer, Prabodh Satyal. Essential oil compositions of male and female flowers of Ptelea trifoliata. Am J Essent Oil Nat Prod 2019;7(4):18-22.