Wax from Butea frondosa flowers

Bhaskara Rama Murti, P. ; Krishnaswamy, H. (1940) Wax from Butea frondosa flowers Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section A, 12 (5). pp. 472-476. ISSN 0370-0089

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A colourless wax has been isolated from the flowers of Butea frondosa and its physical and chemical properties are described. The unsaponifiable matter consists mainly of myricyl alcohol along with small quantities of steroids. The composition of the saturated fatty acid mixture is very similar to that found in the seed oil.

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