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Variation in volatile leaf oils of eleven Eucalyptus species harvested from Korbous Arboreta (Tunisia)

Ameur Elaissi, Hanene Medini, Mohamed Larbi Khouja, Monique Simmonds, Frederic Lynen UGent, Farhat Farhat, Rachid Chemli and Fethia Harzallah-Skhiri (2010) CHEMISTRY & BIODIVERSITY. 7(7). p.1841-1854
abstract
Hydrodistillation of the dried leaves of eleven species of the genus Eucalyptus L'HER., i.e.. E. astringens MAIDEN. E. camaldulensis DEHNH., E. diversifolia BONPL., E. falcata TURCZ., E. ficifolia MUELL., E. gomphocephala DC.. E. lehmannii (SCHAUER) BENTH., E. maculata HOOK.. E. platypus HOOK., E. polyanthemos SCHAUER, and E. rudis ENDL., harvested from Korbous arboreta (region of Nabeul, northeast of Tunisia) in April 2006. afforded essential oils in yields varying from 0.1+/-0.1 to 3.8+/-0.1%, dependent on the species. E. astringens and E. ficifolia showed the highest and the lowest mean percentage of essential oil amongst all the species examined, respectively. Analysis by GC (RI) and GC/MS allowed the identification of 138 components, representing 74.0 to 99.1% of the total oil. The contents of the different samples varied according to the species. The main components were 1,8-cineole, followed by traus-pinocarveol (1), spathulenol (2), a-pinene, p-cymene, (E,E)-farnesol, cryptone, globulol (3), beta-phellandrene, alpha-terpineol, viridiflorol, and alpha-eudesmol. The principal-component and the hierarchical-cluster analyses separated the eleven Eucalyptus leaf essential oils into seven groups, each constituting a chemotype.
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LEAVES, MOROCCO, CHEMICAL-COMPOSITION, CAMALDULENSIS
journal title
CHEMISTRY & BIODIVERSITY
Chem. Biodivers.
volume
7
issue
7
pages
1841 - 1854
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Article
Web of Science id
000280613000018
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CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
JCR impact factor
1.586 (2010)
JCR rank
54/142 (2010)
JCR quartile
2 (2010)
ISSN
1612-1872
language
English
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yes
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A1
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I have transferred the copyright for this publication to the publisher
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1618896
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-1618896
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2011-06-27 14:31:55
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  abstract     = {Hydrodistillation of the dried leaves of eleven species of the genus Eucalyptus L'HER., i.e.. E. astringens MAIDEN. E. camaldulensis DEHNH., E. diversifolia BONPL., E. falcata TURCZ., E. ficifolia MUELL., E. gomphocephala DC.. E. lehmannii (SCHAUER) BENTH., E. maculata HOOK.. E. platypus HOOK., E. polyanthemos SCHAUER, and E. rudis ENDL., harvested from Korbous arboreta (region of Nabeul, northeast of Tunisia) in April 2006. afforded essential oils in yields varying from 0.1+/-0.1 to 3.8+/-0.1\%, dependent on the species. E. astringens and E. ficifolia showed the highest and the lowest mean percentage of essential oil amongst all the species examined, respectively. Analysis by GC (RI) and GC/MS allowed the identification of 138 components, representing 74.0 to 99.1\% of the total oil. The contents of the different samples varied according to the species. The main components were 1,8-cineole, followed by traus-pinocarveol (1), spathulenol (2), a-pinene, p-cymene, (E,E)-farnesol, cryptone, globulol (3), beta-phellandrene, alpha-terpineol, viridiflorol, and alpha-eudesmol. The principal-component and the hierarchical-cluster analyses separated the eleven Eucalyptus leaf essential oils into seven groups, each constituting a chemotype.},
  author       = {Elaissi, Ameur and Medini, Hanene and Khouja, Mohamed Larbi and Simmonds, Monique and Lynen, Frederic and Farhat, Farhat and Chemli, Rachid and Harzallah-Skhiri, Fethia},
  issn         = {1612-1872},
  journal      = {CHEMISTRY \& BIODIVERSITY},
  keyword      = {LEAVES,MOROCCO,CHEMICAL-COMPOSITION,CAMALDULENSIS},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {7},
  pages        = {1841--1854},
  title        = {Variation in volatile leaf oils of eleven Eucalyptus species harvested from Korbous Arboreta (Tunisia)},
  volume       = {7},
  year         = {2010},
}

Chicago
Elaissi, Ameur, Hanene Medini, Mohamed Larbi Khouja, Monique Simmonds, Frederic Lynen, Farhat Farhat, Rachid Chemli, and Fethia Harzallah-Skhiri. 2010. “Variation in Volatile Leaf Oils of Eleven Eucalyptus Species Harvested from Korbous Arboreta (Tunisia).” Chemistry & Biodiversity 7 (7): 1841–1854.
APA
Elaissi, A., Medini, H., Khouja, M. L., Simmonds, M., Lynen, F., Farhat, F., Chemli, R., et al. (2010). Variation in volatile leaf oils of eleven Eucalyptus species harvested from Korbous Arboreta (Tunisia). CHEMISTRY & BIODIVERSITY, 7(7), 1841–1854.
Vancouver
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Elaissi A, Medini H, Khouja ML, Simmonds M, Lynen F, Farhat F, et al. Variation in volatile leaf oils of eleven Eucalyptus species harvested from Korbous Arboreta (Tunisia). CHEMISTRY & BIODIVERSITY. 2010;7(7):1841–54.
MLA
Elaissi, Ameur, Hanene Medini, Mohamed Larbi Khouja, et al. “Variation in Volatile Leaf Oils of Eleven Eucalyptus Species Harvested from Korbous Arboreta (Tunisia).” CHEMISTRY & BIODIVERSITY 7.7 (2010): 1841–1854. Print.