Bombax ceiba Linn.(Syn.B. Malabaricum Dc.) Merr. and Gossamprinus malabaric (Dc) Merr., (Fam: Bombacaceae) is lofty deciduous, buttressed tree with deep red flowers. Phytochemical investigation was carried out on the gynaceum part of the flower of this plant .Chromatographical techniques were employed to isolate compound from the ethyl acetate fraction of ethanolic extract of the gynaceum part of the flowers. Structure of the isolated compound was elucidated by spectroscopic methods like UV, 1H and 13CNMR.
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N Sampath Kumar, G Madhurambal. Quercetagetin Glycoside from the Flowers of Bombax ceiba. Asian J. Research Chem. 3(1): Jan.-Mar. 2010; Page 78-80.