A New Flavonoid from Malaysian Dipterocarpus cornutus


Wan Zuraida Wan Mohd Zain(1*), Liliwirianis Nawi(2), Norizan Ahmat(3), Che Puteh Osman(4), Yaya Rukayadi(5)

(1) Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malacca Branch. Jasin Campus, 77300 Merlimau, Malacca, Malaysia; Pejabat Program Pra Pengajian Tinggi, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
(2) Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang Branch, Jengka Campus, 26400 Bandar Tun Abdul Razak Jengka, Pahang, Malaysia
(3) Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia; Atta-ur-Rahman Institute for Natural Product Discovery, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
(4) Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia; Atta-ur-Rahman Institute for Natural Product Discovery, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
(5) Faculty of Food Science and Technology and Laboratory of Natural Products, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
(*) Corresponding Author


Dipterocarpus cornutus Dyer is commonly known as ‘keruing’. It belongs to the family of Dipterocarpaceae, an important timber family in South East Asia. D. cornutus is listed as critically endangered on IUCN Red List. Since no comprehensive study has been documented on the chemical constituents of D. cornutus, there is an urgent need to study this plant comprehensively. Phytochemical study of the stem bark of D. cornutus afforded a new flavonoid (1) and nine known compounds, which consist of flavonoids (2, 3), oligostilbenoids (4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10), and coumarin (6). The finding of the study contributes to the chemotaxonomic differentiation in the plants of the tribe Dipterocarpae.


Dipterocarpus cornutus; Dipterocarpaceae; flavonoid; oligostilbenoids

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