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Phytologia (April 2009) 91(1)226 GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN THE LEAF ESSENTIAL OILS
 

Summary: Phytologia (April 2009) 91(1)226
GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN THE LEAF ESSENTIAL OILS
OF HESPEROCYPARIS (CUPRESSUS) ABRAMSIANA, H.
GOVENIANA AND H. MACROCARPA:
SYSTEMATIC IMPICATIONS
Robert P. Adams
Biology Department, Baylor University, Box 727, Gruver, TX, 79040
Robert_Adams@baylor.edu
Jim A. Bartel
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office
6010 Hidden Valley Road, Suite 101
Carlsbad, CA 92011-4213
ABSTRACT
The compositions of the volatile leaf essential oils of
Hesperocyparis abramsiana and its putative subspecies (Cupressus
abramsiana subsp. locatellii, opleri, neolomondensis, and butanoensis)
are presented along with H. goveniana, H. pygmaea, and H.
macrocarpa. Most of the putative subspecies of H. abramsiana oils
contained large amounts of umbellulone (16-21.8%), while the putative
C. a. subsp. neolomondensis (type 2 oil) and H. pygmaea contained the

  

Source: Adams, Robert P. - Department of Biology, Baylor University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine