Chemical constituents of the fruits from Fissistigma oldhamii (Hemsl.) Merr. growing in Vietnam

Vo Cong Dung, Nguyen Thi Quynh Giang, Tran Dinh Thang, Vu Dinh Hoang


Phytochemical studied on methanol extract of fruits Fissistigma oldhami (Hemsl.) Merr.  (Annonaceae) led to the isolation of four flavonoids: 6-hydroxy-5,7,8-trimethoxy flavanone, 2’,5’-dihydroxy-3’,4’,6’-trimethoxy chalcone, quercetin, rutin and two steroids: b-sitosterol (5) and b-sitosterol-3-O-b-D-glucopyranoside (6). The structures of the compounds were established on the basic of spectroscopic methods (UV, IR, MS, 1D-NMR and 2D-NMR) and comparison with literature data. This is first time the 6 compounds isolated from the plant.

Keywords. Fisistigma oldhamii, Annanoceae, flavonoids, steroids.


Fisistigma oldhamii, Annanoceae, flavonoids, steroids

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