Composition of the Essential Oil of Endemic Centaurea paphlagonica (Bornm.) Wagenitz From Turkey


Köse Y., Altıntaş A., Demirci B., ÇELİK S. , Baser K.

ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, vol.21, no.3, pp.1719-1724, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1719-1724

Abstract

The essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation from endemic Centaurea paphlagonica (Asteraceae) in Plumosipappus (Czerep.) Wagenitz,section from Turkey was analyzed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, simultaneously. Main constituents of the oil were found as hexadecanoic acid (28.9 %), dodecanoic acid (22.8 %) and caryophyllene oxide (9.2 %). Fatty acids were identified as the main constituent groups of the species.