Flavonoids of the roots and stem bark of erythrina burttii and erythrina abyssinica
Midiwo, J. O.
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The genus Erythrina belongs to the subfamily paplinoideae of the family Leguninosae. This genus is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world and is represented by 125-200 species. The presence of prenylated flavonoids (flavanones, isoflavones and pterocarpans), among the non-alkaloidal metabolites, is the most common feature of this genus (1).