Book ID: 26469
The Phytochemistry of the Flora of Qatar. 1986. 80 coloured photographs. many tabs. & formulas. XII,582 p. gr8vo. Cloth.
Contents: Chemical Constituents of the Flora of Qatar and Other RelatedPlants/ Distribution of Different Constituents in the Plants of Qatar(Terpenoids and steroids/ Flavonoids/ Coumarins/ Organic acids/Quinones/ Alkaloids/ Glucosinolates/ Cyanogenic glycosides/ Iridoidglycosides)/ Glossary of medical terms/ References/ Index of botanicalnames/ Subject index. - The flora of Qatar comprises 301 species in 207genera and 55 families, the details of which have been published as abook entitled "Ecology and Flora of Qatar". This book deals with thechemical constituents of these plants. In addition, data availablefrom the literature concerned with the flora of Qatar has been consultedfor background information and to provide information about theirchemical constituents; especially the active principles. The book coversall the available information concerning the chemical constituents ofthe flora of Qatar until June 1984 with references exceeding 4300titles. The book also throws light on the species which have not yet been investigated, but from the literature and early findings they maybe of value as medicinal plants. - Second hand copy.