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Table 1 Percentage composition of the hexane extract from aerial parts of three Cistus spp

From: Antiproliferative activity of hexane extract from Tunisian Cistus libanotis, Cistus monspeliensis and Cistus villosus

Component Ki % CL % CM % CV
Hydrocarbons   9.3 22.8 37.3
Tricosane 2300   t 0.1
Pentacosane 2500 2.4 1.8 3.1
Heptacosane 2700 2.2 6.1 6.6
Octacosane 2800 0.3 3.6 t
Nonacosane 2900 3.3 7.1 18.3
Hentriacontane 3100 1.1 4.2 9.2
Carbonylic compounds    0.7 2.2
Undecan-2-one 1287   0.7 2.2
Monoterpene hydrocarbons   10.5 2.1 0.9
Tricyclene 928 0.1   
α-Thujene 931 0.1   
α-Pinene 938 2.1   
Camphene 953 3.6   
Sabinene 973 1.2   
β-Pinene 980 3.0   
α-Terpinene 1012 0.3   
p-Cymene 1025 0.1 0.8 0.3
Limonene 1030   1.3 0.6
Sesquiterpene hydrocarbons   1.5 t  
Cyclosativene 1363 t   
α-Copaene 1377 t   
α-Elemene 1398 0.2   
β-Caryophyllene 1414 0.7   
Widdrene 1433   t  
γ-Elemene 1438 t   
α-Humulene 1455 0.1   
allo-Aromadendrene 1463 0.4   
1-S-cis-Calamenene 1520 0.1   
Oxygenated monoterpenes   6.6 2.0 1.1
1,8-Cineole 1034 0.1 1.1 0.4
cis-Sabinene hydrate 1063 t   
trans-Sabinene hydrate 1086 0.7   
α-Campholenal 1128 t   
Camphor 1145 0.7   
Borneol 1167 1.2   
Myrtenol 1197 0.3   
Linalyl acetate 1277 0.7 0.9 0.7
Isobornyl acetate 1284 0.3   
Bornylacetate 1286 1.8   
α-Terpenyl acetate 1343 0.8   
Oxygenated sesquiterpenes   0.7 1.4 1.2
Globulol 1587 t   
Viridiflorol 1593 0.4 1.4 1.2
Caryophylla-4(12),8(13)-dien-5β-ol; Caryophylladienol I 1640 0.2   
Caryophylla-3,8(13)-dien-5-β-ol 1649 0.1   
Diterpenes   2.2 3.8 4.8
Neophytadiene 1838 2.2 1.2 3.8
Cembrene 1943   t  
Manoyloxide 1989   2.5  
13-epi-Manoyl oxide 1994    0.8
(E)-Phytol 2132   t 0.2
2-keto-manoyl oxide 2210   t  
3β-hydroxy- 13-epi- manoyl oxide 2273   0.1  
Fatty acids and derivatives   24.4 43.3 10.6
Cinnamic acid 1397    0.2
Dodecanoic acid 1566 t   
Tetradecanoic acid 1768 0.2 1.4 0.7
Pentadecanoic acid 1863   t  
Phthalic acid, diisobutyl ester 1871 0.1 1.4 4.6
(Z,Z,Z)-9,12-15-Octadecatrienoic acid 2099 23.5 14.7 1.7
(Z,Z)-9,12-Octadecadienoic acid 2122 0.6 6.6 1.4
Octadecanoic acid 2172   0.5 0.1
Eicosanoic acid 2327   2.0 0.5
Docosanoic acid 2526   2.7  
Tricosanoic acid 2628   0.4  
Tetracosanoic acid 2730   6.3 1.4
Pentacosanoic acid 2829   2.2  
Hexacosanoic acid 2934   4.3  
Heptacosanoic acid 3032   0.8  
Phenolic compounds   1.4 1.0 1.2
Carvacrol 1299 0.3 1.0 1.2
2,5-di-tert-butylphenol 1513 0.5   
BHT 1515 0.6   
  R t    
Flavonoids   30.2 0 0.1
Apigenin dimethyl ether (Genkwanin 4'-methyl ether) 43.26 5.6   
Quercetagetin 3',4',6,7-tetramethyl ether 43.36 24.6   0.1
Quercetin 3,7,3',4'-tetramethyl ether (Retusin) 47.18    
Others   3.3 16.2 32.8
Dihydroctinidiolide 19.26   0.2 0.7
Vitamin E 47.65 3.3 11.5 22.7
γ-Sitosterol 51.50    0.4
β-Amyrine 52.14   0.9 t
α-Amyrine 53.16   1.2 1.3
3β-Acetyloxyolean-12-en-28-oic acid methyl ester (Oleanolic acid methyl ester acetate) 65.18    0.5
Total amount of compounds   90.1 92.6 92.2
  1. Ki : linear retention indices; Rt: retention times; t: traces, less than 0.05%; CL: Cistus libanotis; CM: Cistus monspeliensis; CV: Cistus villosus.