Review of the Essential Oil Composition of Iranian Endemic and Native Taxa of Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

Author(s): Maryam Akaberi, Zahra Tayarani-Najaran, Iraj Mehregan, Javad Asili, Amirhossein Sahebkar, Mohammad Hassanzadeh-Khayyat, Seyed Ahmad Emami*

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 24 , Issue 9 , 2020

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One of the most important families of Iranian flora is Apiaceae (Umbelliferae). Most of the species of this family are aromatic plants and rich in essential oils with diverse structures. In the present review, the essential oil composition of 63 genera comprising 141 Apiaceae (66.4% native 33.6% endemic) is summarized.

Keywords: Apiaceae, Iran, Umbelliferae, volatile oil, monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, phenylpropanoids.

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Year: 2020
Page: [909 - 1009]
Pages: 101
DOI: 10.2174/1385272824999200513103632
Price: $58

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