Champanones, yellow pigments from the seeds of champa (Campomanesia lineatifolia).


Chemical investigation of the methanol extract of the seeds of Campomanesia lineatifolia Ruiz and Pav. (Myrtaceae) led to the isolation of two new beta-triketone type compounds, named champanones A (1) and B (2), together with the known 2,3-dihydro-5-hydroxy-6,8,8-trimethyl-2-phenyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4,7(8H)-dione (champanone C) (3). The structures of 1 and 2… (More)