Megastigmane glycoside from Ludwigia Stolonifera

Abou El-Hamd, H Mohamed, Adila E Mohamed, Abeer M Ismail, Magdi A El-sayed, Mohamed J Sheded

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Ludwigia genus belongs to family Onagraceae, is an edible medicinal plant and is also used as a vegetable by the local people in Southwestern China. Some species of this plant, has been used as a traditional treatment for edema, nephritis, and hypertension. Phytochemical study of the CH2 Cl2 : MeOH (1:1) extract of the aerial parts of Ludwigia stolonifera afforded a megastigmane glycoside named, roseoside. The structure was determined by comprehensive NMR studies including DEPT, COSY, HMQC, HMBC and MS.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306-308
Number of pages3
JournalPharmacognosy Magazine
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • Ludwigia Stolonifera
  • megastigmane
  • glycoside
  • roseoside


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