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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Jacobs, Helen; Simpson, D.S; Reynolds, W.F
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Article Title
Quassinoids and a coumarin from Castela macrophylla (Simaroubaceae)
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Biochemical Systematics and Ecology
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
35
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
42-44
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Abstract
Approximately 15 species of the genus Castela Turpin (Simaroubaceae) are known, and all occur in the tropical and warm Americas (Mabberley, 1997). Castela macrophylla Urb. is the only Castela species found in Jamaica, and it is endemic to the island (Adams, 1972). Aerial parts of this plant were collected at Hellshire Hills, St. Catherine, Jamaica, in June 2003. A voucher specimen (UWI-Mona 34,982) is preserved in the Herbarium at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica....
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