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Table 3 Summary of promising anti-malarial coumarins and xanthone derived from African flora

From: The potential of anti-malarial compounds derived from African medicinal plants, part II: a pharmacological evaluation of non-alkaloids and non-terpenoids

Compound class Isolated metabolites Plant species (Family) Part of plant studied Place of harvest (City, Country) Author, Reference
Coumarins 72 and 73 Vernonia brachycalyx (Asteraceae) Roots   Cubukcu et al.[86]
74 Toddalia asiatica (Rutaceae) Roots Rachuonyo District, Kenya Oketch-Rabah et al. [88]
75 Schefflera umbellifera (Araliaceae) Leaves Limpopo, South Africa Mthembu et al. [89]
Xanthones 76 and 77 Hypericum lanceolatum (Hypericaceae) Stem bark Mt. Bamboutos, Cameroon Zofou et al. [90]
78, 79, 80, 81, 82 and 83 Allanblackia monticola (Guttiferae) Stem bark Bagangté, Cameroon Azebaze et al. [91]
84, 85 and 86 Symphonia globulifera (Clusiaceae) Seeds Fundong, Cameroon Ngouela et al. [92]
87, 88, 89 and 90 Pentadesma butyracea (Guttiferae) Fruit pericarp Bazou, Cameroon Lenta et al. [93]