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Balanites aegyptiacus

Record Summary

Plant Information

  • Scientific Name: Balanites aegyptiacus
  • Common Name: Desert Date; Soapberry Tree; dattier du desert (Fr.); dattier sauvage (Fr.); heglik (Fr.); Zachunbaum (Ger.); betu (India); hingotia (India); lalo (India); zachun (India); mirobalano de Egipto (Sp.)
  • Description:
  • Duke's

Diagnostic Compounds

Name Formula Additional Info
Arachidonic-acid C₂₀H₃₂O₂ Duke's NIST
Ash Duke's NIST
Balanitesin Duke's NIST
Bergapten C₁₂H₈O₄ Duke's NIST
Calcium Ca+₂ Duke's NIST
Carbohydrates Duke's NIST
Alpha-carotene C₄₀H₅₆ Duke's NIST
Diosgenin C₂₇H₄₂O₃ Duke's NIST
Fat Duke's NIST
Fiber Duke's NIST
Glucose C₆H₁₂O₆ Duke's NIST
Marmesin C₁₄H₁₄O₄ Duke's NIST
Oleic-acid C₁₈H₃₄O₂ Duke's NIST
Phosphorus Duke's NIST
Protein Duke's NIST
Rhamnose C₆H₁₂O₅ Duke's NIST
Ribose C₅H₁₀O₅ Duke's NIST
Sapogenin Duke's NIST
Beta-sitosterol C₂₉H₅₀O Duke's NIST
Beta-sitosterol-glucoside C₆₁H₁₁₀O₇ Duke's NIST
25-alpha-spirosta-3,5-diene Duke's NIST
Sugars Duke's NIST
Xylose C₅H₁₀O₅ Duke's NIST
Yamogenin C₂₇H₄₂O₃ Duke's NIST
Palmitic-acid C₁₆H₃₂O₂ Duke's NIST
Linoleic-acid C₁₈H₃₂O₂ Duke's NIST
Stearic-acid C₁₈H₃₆O₂ Duke's NIST
Ascorbic-acid C₆H₇NaO₆ Duke's NIST
Saponin Duke's NIST

Products Made with this Plant

Name Alternate Name Plant Part Ancient References