Note upon the isolation of the toxic principle from a species of Dimorphotheca, probably Dimorphotheca fruticosa

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  • Abstract:

    The cyanogenetic glucoside Linamarin has been isolated from a species of Dimorphotheca, probably Dimorphotheca fruticosa. The leaves of the plant contain approximately 1.5gm of HCN per 100gms.