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“Opuntia dillenii” – An Interesting and Promising Cactaceae Taxon

@inproceedings{Bhm2009OpuntiaD,
  title={“Opuntia dillenii” – An Interesting and Promising Cactaceae Taxon},
  author={H. B{\"o}hm and Johann Jacob Dillen},
  year={2009}
}
The origin, distribution, and taxonomy of Opuntia dillenii are reported and the various investigations are reviewed, which have been carried out with this cactus during the last 25 years. [...] Key Result Biological and chemical characterization revealed properties typical of succulent plants and betalains as most noticeable constituents accompanied by flavonoids, other phenolics, ascorbic acid, and certain minerals as significant compounds. Although practically not cultivated, O. dillenii has been used in…Expand
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