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Survey of Phytochemical diversity of Wild Plants in Tirunelveli Hills, Western Ghats, South India

Author(s): M. Maridass

Journal: International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences
ISSN 0976-1055

Volume: 1;
Issue: 2;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Plants | phytochemical | Tirunelveli Hills | alkaloids | flavonoids

A phytochemical screening of alkaloids, triterpenes saponins and tannin was carried out the selected medicinal plant parts of leaf, barks, rhizome and fruit samples from 63 plant species representing 26 genera and 25 families. The positive results of phytochemical diversity of bioactive constituents were alkaloids (58.73%), terpenoids (92.06%), flavonoids (90.48%), saponins (50.79) and tannins (31.74%) present in total of sixty three plant species.Keywords: Plants, phytochemical; Tirunelveli Hills; alkaloids; flavonoids

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