Abelmoschus esculentus (L.)Moench belongs to the family Malvaceae. It is known as Yone pa dae in Myanmar. It was collected from Sintgaing Township, Kyaukse District, Mandalay Region. Morphological and histological studies were carried out at Department of Botany, Kyaukse University.Phytochemical studies of Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench was carried out at Department of chemistry, Mandalay University.Stem are cylindrical, solid, covered with hairs. Leaf blade are palmately, pubescent, bracteoles of epicalyx, 5 to 12, linear segments. Flowers are large, yellow and showy. Ovary is superior, multilocular and axil placentation. Fruits are long, long pod ribbed, 5 angles, cylindrical to conical capsule. In histological studies, anomocytic type of stomata are present on both surfaces. Trichomes are present on both surfaces. Mucilaginous are present on both surfaces and calcium oxalate crystals present. Phytochemical studies on the whole plant of Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench showed the presence of glycosides, phenolic compounds, polyphenols, saponins, and steroids. However, alkaloids, flavonoids, terpene and tannins are not found in this plant.
Malvaceae, Trichomes, chemical constituents, part uses, medicinal uses
Than Than Yee , Kyi War Yi Lwin "Phytochemical Investigation On The Fruits Of Abelmoschus Esculentus (L.)Moench" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 2 2019 Page 43-48
Than Than Yee , Kyi War Yi Lwin "Phytochemical Investigation On The Fruits Of Abelmoschus Esculentus (L.)Moench" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 3(2)