Survey of some West Sumatran plants for alkaloids

Dayar Arbain, Jack R. Cannon, Afriastini, Kuswata Kartawinata, Rusjdi Djamal, Agusri Bustari, Abdi Dharma, Rosmawaty, Harrizul Rivai, Zaherman, Dasril Basir, Maizar Sjafar, Sjaiful, Refdinal Nawfa, Soleh Kosela

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Two hundred and ninety three fully identified species representing 203 genera and 77 families were collected from Mt. Merapi, Mt. Sago, Baso, Simarasap Forest, Ngalau Forest, Padang, Air Sirah Forest, and Ulu Gadat Forest in West Sumatra and tested for the presence of alkaloids. Positive results were obtained for 58 species representing 50 genera and 26 families.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-78
Number of pages6
JournalEconomic Botany
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1989


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