Metabolites of proteaceae. Part VII. Lacticolorin, a phenolic glucoside ester, and other metabolites of Protea lacticolor Salisb.
Lacticolorin, from the leaves of Protea lacticolor Salisb., is shown to be 2-hydroxy-4-hydroxymethylphenyl 6-O-benzoyl-β-D-glucopyranoside. It is accompanied in the plant by benzoic, p-hydroxybenzoic, vanillic, and protocatechuic acids, as well as by 3,4-dihydroxybenzyl alcohol.