Macrocyclic ellagitannin dimers, cuphiins D1 and D2, and accompanying tannins from Cuphea hyssopifolia

Lih Geeng Chen, Kun Ying Yen, Ling Ling Yang, Tsutomu Hatano, Takuo Okuda, Takashi Yoshida

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Two new ellagitannin dimers, cuphiins D1 and D2, and six known compounds including oenothein B and woodfordin C have been isolated from the aerial part of Cuphea hyssopifolia (Lythraceae). Macrocyclic structures of the new tannins were elucidated based on chemical and spectral evidence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-312
Number of pages6
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 26 1999


  • Cuphea hyssopifolia
  • Cuphiin D
  • Cuphiin D
  • Ellagitannin
  • Lythraceae
  • Macrocyclic structure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture


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