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Volatile leaf oils of some South-western and southern Australian species of the genus Eucalyptus Part XIII series Subulatae, series Curviptera, series Contortae, series Incognitae, series Terminaliptera, series Inclusae, series Microcorythae and series Cornutae

Bignell, C.M.; Dunlop, P.J.; Brophy, J.J.; Jackson, J.F.

Flavour and Fragrance Journal 11(6): 339-347

1996


ISSN/ISBN: 0882-5734
Accession: 034218571

The volatile leaf oils of Eucalyptus 'Species R', E. 'Species Q', E. socialis F. Muell. ex Miq., E. 'Species O', E. wyolensis Boomsma, E. glomerosa Brooker and Hopper, E. leptopoda Benth, subsp. elevata K. D. Hill and L. A. S. Johnson, E. effusa Brooker subsp. effusa, E. effusa Brooker subsp. exsul L. A. S. Johnson and K. D. Hill, E. cosmophylla F. Muell., E. longifolia Link, E. paludicola D. Nicolle, E. calophylla R. Br. ex Lindley, E. haematoxylon Maiden, E. ficifolia F. Muell., E. diversicolor F. Muell., E. cladocalyx F. Muell. and E. gomphocephala DC., isolated by vacuum distillation, were analysed by GC and by GC-MS. Many species contained alpha-pinene (0.2-31.1%), beta-pinene (0-12.5%), 1,8-cineole (0.2-76.8%), p-cymene (0-20.8%), aromadendrene (0-13.6%), bicyclogermacrene (0-43.4%) and spathulenol (0.1-15.2%) as principal leaf oil components: all species contained torquatone.

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