Iridoids and a Norsesquiterpenoid from the Leaves of Villaria odorata

  title={Iridoids and a Norsesquiterpenoid from the Leaves of Villaria odorata},
  author={Mario A. Tan and Raychel Ann U Villacorta and Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro and Hiromitsu Takayama},
  journal={Natural Product Communications},
Phytochemical investigation of Villaria odorata, a Philippine endemic Rubiaceae species, led to the identification of three iridoids, morindolide (1), hydrophylinA (2), hydrophylin B (3) and a norsesquiterpenoid, vomifoliol (4). This is the first report of compounds 1–4 from the genus Villaria. These classes of compounds proved to be important chemotaxonomic markers in the Rubiaceae family in combination with morphology and molecular data. 
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