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Iphigenia (plant)
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Iphigenia is a plant genus in the Colchicaceae family of the major group Angiosperms.[1] It was described by Kunth.[2] It consists of 11 species distributed from tropical Africa, over Madagascar and India to Australia.[3] As with other taxa in Colchicaceae Iphigenia contains phenethylisoquinoline alkaloids including colchicine.[4][5]

Species

African species

Arabian species

Indian species

Madagascar species

New Zealand species

References

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  2. ^ Kunth KS, Enumeratio Plantarum Omnium Hucusque Cognitarum, vol. 4, p. 212. 1843
  3. ^ Colchicaceae checklist, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - available at http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
  4. ^ Vinnersten A & Larsson S, Colchicine is still a chemical marker for the expanded Colchicaceae. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 38: 1193, 2010.
  5. ^ Larsson S & Rønsted N, Reviewing Colchicaceae alkaloids - perspectives of evolution on medicinal chemistry. Curr. Topics Med. Chem. 14: 274, 2014


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Iphigenia is a plant genus in the Colchicaceae family of the major group Angiosperms. It was described by Kunth. It consists of 11 species distributed from tropical Africa, over Madagascar and India to Australia. As with other taxa in Colchicaceae Iphigenia contains phenethylisoquinoline alkaloids including colchicine.

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