Some of South Sumatran Plants Containing Alkaloids

Eliza Eliza, Dasril Basir


A phytochemical survey for alkoloid-containing plants has been conducted in South Sumatra. During the survey 180 satisfactory herbarium sample were obtained and all of them were tested for alkoloids. The results showed that 33 species gave a positive test for alkoloids, and high alkoloid contents were shown by: Alstonia scholaris, Alstonia angustiloba, Ervatamia coronariaa, Voacanga foetida Bl. K. Schum, Litsea accedentoides K & V, Litsea angualata, Litseato mentosaFibraurea chloroleuca Miers (root),   and Uncaria cordata (Lour.) Merr

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