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Hibiscus sabdariffa

Record Summary

Plant Information

  • Scientific Name: Hibiscus sabdariffa
  • Common Name: Roselle; Indian Sorrel; Jamaica Sorrel; Kharkadi; Red Sorrel; Sorrel; Malventee (Ger.); Rosella (Ger.); Acedera de Guinea (Sp.); Rosa de Jamaica (Sp.); Sereni (Sp.)
  • Description:
  • Duke's

Diagnostic Compounds

Name Formula Additional Info
Acetic-acid C₂H₄O₂ Duke's NIST
Anisaldehyde C₁₁H₁₄O₃ Duke's NIST
Anthocyanins Duke's NIST
Ash Duke's NIST
Aspartic-acid C₄H₇NO₄ Duke's NIST
Benzaldehyde C₇H₆O Duke's NIST
Calcium Ca+₂ Duke's NIST
Calcium-oxalate C₂CaO₄ Duke's NIST
Campesterol C₂₈H₄₈O Duke's NIST
Caprylic-acid C₈H₁₆O₂ Duke's NIST
Carbohydrates Duke's NIST
Beta-carotene C₄₀H₅₆ Duke's NIST
Cellulose C₁₄H₂₆O₁₁ Duke's NIST
Cholesterol Duke's NIST
Cis-12,13-epoxy-cis-9-octadecenoic-acid C₁₈H₃₂O₃ Duke's NIST
Citric-acid C₆H₈O₇ Duke's NIST
Cobalt Duke's NIST
Delphinidin C₁₅H₁₁ClO₇ Duke's NIST
Delphinidin-3-glucoside C₂₁H₂₁O₁₂+ Duke's NIST
Delphinidin-3-sambubioside C₂₆H₂₉O₁₆+ Duke's NIST
Delphinin C₃₃H₄₅NO₉ Duke's NIST
Ethanol C₂H₆O Duke's NIST
Fat Duke's NIST
Fiber Duke's NIST
Formic-acid CH₂O₂ Duke's NIST
Gossypetin C₁₅H₁₀O₈ Duke's NIST
Gossypetin-3-glucoside Duke's NIST
Hibiscetin Duke's NIST
Hibiscin-chloride Duke's NIST
Hibiscretin Duke's NIST
Iron Duke's NIST
Isoamyl-alcohol C₅H₁₂O Duke's NIST
Isopropyl-alcohol C₃H₈O Duke's NIST
Linoleic-acid C₁₈H₃₂O₂ Duke's NIST
Magnesium Duke's NIST
Malvalic-acid C₁₈H₃₂O₂ Duke's NIST
Malic-acid C₄H₆O₅ Duke's NIST
Manganese Duke's NIST
Methanol CH₄O Duke's NIST
3-methyl-1-butanol C₅H₁₂O Duke's NIST
Mucilage Duke's NIST
Niacin C₆H₅NO₂ Duke's NIST
Nitrogen NO₂ Duke's NIST
Oxalic-acid C₂H₂O₄ Duke's NIST
Palmitic-acid C₁₆H₃₂O₂ Duke's NIST
Palmitoleic-acid C₁₆H₃₀O₂ Duke's NIST
Pelargonic-acid C₉H₁₈O₂ Duke's NIST
Phosphorus Duke's NIST
Potassium K Duke's NIST
Propionic-acid C₃H₆O₂ Duke's NIST
Protocatechuic-acid C₇H₆O₄ Duke's NIST
Resin Duke's NIST
Riboflavin C₁₇H₂₀N₄O₆ Duke's NIST
Saponin Duke's NIST
Selenium Duke's NIST
Silicon O₂Si Duke's NIST
Beta-sitosterol-beta-d-galactopyranoside Duke's NIST
Beta-sitosterol-beta-d-galactoside Duke's NIST
Beta-sitosteryl-benzoate Duke's NIST
Starch Duke's NIST
Stearic-acid C₁₈H₃₆O₂ Duke's NIST
Sulfur S-₂ Duke's NIST
Tartaric-acid Duke's NIST
Alpha-terpinyl-acetate Duke's NIST
Thiamin C₁₂H₁₇N₄OS+ Duke's NIST
Tin Duke's NIST
Water H₂O Duke's NIST
Zinc ZnO Duke's NIST
Sucrose C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁ Duke's NIST
Ascorbic-acid C₆H₇NaO₆ Duke's NIST
Benzyl-alcohol C₇H₈O Duke's NIST
Glycolic-acid C₂H₄O₃ Duke's NIST
Hibiscin Duke's NIST
Protein Duke's NIST
Sabdaretin Duke's NIST
Butyric-acid C₄H₈O₂ Duke's NIST
Chromium Duke's NIST
Cyanidin-3-sambubioside C₂₆H₂₉O₁₅+ Duke's NIST
Ergosterol C₂₈H₄₄O Duke's NIST
Hibiscic-acid Duke's NIST
Myristic-acid C₁₄H₂₈O₂ Duke's NIST
Oleic-acid C₁₈H₃₄O₂ Duke's NIST
Pentosans Duke's NIST
Sabdaritrin Duke's NIST
Beta-sitosterol C₂₉H₅₀O Duke's NIST
Sodium NaCl Duke's NIST
Sterculic-acid C₁₉H₃₄O₂ Duke's NIST
Utalonic-acid Duke's NIST
Pectin Duke's NIST
Aluminum Al₂O₃ Duke's NIST
Fiber(crude) Duke's NIST
Fiber(dietary) Duke's NIST
Ibiscic-acid Duke's NIST
Sugars Duke's NIST
Thiamine C₁₂H₁₇N₄OS+ Duke's NIST
Acids Duke's NIST
Allohydroxycitric-acid Duke's NIST
Arabinans Duke's NIST
Arabinogalactans Duke's NIST
Cyanidin-3-glucoside C₂₁H₂₁ClO₁₁ Duke's NIST
Cyanidin-3-xyloglucoside Duke's NIST
Delphinidin-3-xyloglucoside Duke's NIST
Fruit-acids Duke's NIST
Hibiscitrin Duke's NIST
Hibiscus-acid Duke's NIST
Maleic-acid C₄H₄O₄ Duke's NIST
Mannose Duke's NIST
Phytosterols Duke's NIST
Rhamnogalacturans Duke's NIST
Xylose C₅H₁₀O₅ Duke's NIST
(+)-allooxycitronic-acid-lactone Duke's NIST
Delta-5-avenasterol Duke's NIST
Caryophyllene C₁₅H₂₄ Duke's NIST
1,4-cineole C₁₀H₁₈O Duke's NIST
1,8-cineole Duke's NIST
Cleomiscosin-a C₂₀H₁₈O₈ Duke's NIST
Cleomiscosin-c Duke's NIST
Clerosterol Duke's NIST
Cleomiscosin-d Duke's NIST
Copper Duke's NIST
Cyanidin-3,5-diglucoside Duke's NIST
Cyanidin-3-d(2-glucosyl)-rutinoside Duke's NIST
2,3-dimethylbutane C₆H₁₄ Duke's NIST
Alpha-4-dimethyl-3-cyclohexyl-1-acetaldehyde Duke's NIST
2,2-dimethyl-hexanal Duke's NIST
2,6-dimethyl-5,7-octadien-2-ol Duke's NIST
Epoxyoleic-acid Duke's NIST
2-ethenyltetrahydro-2,6,6-trimethyl-2h-pyran Duke's NIST
2-ethyl-furan Duke's NIST
Eugenol C₁₀H₁₂O₂ Duke's NIST
Exo-2-hydroxycineole Duke's NIST
Alpha-farnesene C₁₅H₂₄ Duke's NIST
Furfural C₅H₄O₂ Duke's NIST
Galactose C₆H₁₂O₆ Duke's NIST
Galacturonic-acid C₆H₁₀O₇ Duke's NIST
Heptanal C₇H₁₄O Duke's NIST
(e)-2-heptenal Duke's NIST
Hexanal C₆H₁₂O Duke's NIST
1-hexanol C₆H₁₄O Duke's NIST
(e)-2-hexenal Duke's NIST
(z)-3-hexenol C₈H₁₄O₂ Duke's NIST
2-hexenol Duke's NIST
Hydroxybenzoic-acids Duke's NIST
Hydroxycinnamic-acids Duke's NIST
Limonene C₁₀H₁₆ Duke's NIST
Linalool C10H18O Duke's NIST
Linalool-oxide C₁₀H₁₈O₂ Duke's NIST
5-methyl-2-furaldehyde C₆H₆O₂ Duke's NIST
2-methyl-6-methylene-7-octen-2-ol Duke's NIST
1-methyl-4-(1-methylethyl)-3-cyclohexenol Duke's NIST
4-methyl-1-(1-methylethyl)-3-cyclohexen-1-ol-acetate Duke's NIST
Methyl-salicylate C₈H₈O₃ Duke's NIST
Nonanal C₁₂H₂₄O₂ Duke's NIST
Octanal C₈H₁₆O Duke's NIST
2-pentyl-furan C₉H₁₄O Duke's NIST
Proanthocyanidins Duke's NIST
Rhamnose C₆H₁₂O₅ Duke's NIST
Sambubioside Duke's NIST
Scopoletin C₁₀H₈O₄ Duke's NIST
Tetrahydro-2,2-dimethyl-5-(1-methylpropyl)-furan Duke's NIST
Alpha-terpineol C₁₀H₁₈O Duke's NIST
Tocopherols C₂₈H₄₈O₂ Duke's NIST
Alpha-tocopherol Duke's NIST
Gamma-tocopherol C₂₈H₄₈O₂ Duke's NIST
Delta-tocopherol C₂₇H₄₆O₂ Duke's NIST
6,10,14-trimethyl-2-pentadecanone Duke's NIST
Tocopherol C₂₈H₄₈O₂ Duke's NIST

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