Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1982, 47, 1873-1877

Nardiin, a new ent-kaurane diterpenoid from the liverwort Nardia scalaris

Ivan Beneš, Tomáš Vaněk and Miloš Buděšínský

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 166 10 Prague 6


An ent-kaurane diterpenoid nardiin(II) was isolated from the chloroform extract of Nardia scalaris S. GRAY corr. TREV. Its structure was determined by means of 1H NMR spectroscopy and garryfoline-cuauchichicine rearrangement as ent-15α-hydroxy-9(11),16-kauradien-6-one.