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Table 1 Major classes of volatiles emitted by P. bellina and P. equestris

From: Comparison of transcripts in Phalaenopsis bellina and Phalaenopsis equestris(Orchidaceae) flowers to deduce monoterpene biosynthesis pathway

  Amount (ng/flower/h)
Class of Volatiles P. bellina (scent) P. equestris (scentless)
Monoterpenes 382.8 ± 16.1 NDa
Linalool 105.4 ± 15.3 NDa
Linalool derivaties 39.6 ± 20.0 NDa
trans-Geraniol 163.4 ± 1.6 NDa
Geraniol derivaties 34.5 ± 5.4 NDa
Phenylpropanoid 38.6 ± 17.1 109.0 ± 14.0
Benzenoid 40.2 ± 20.8 33.2 ± 7.0
Fatty acid derivatives 3.3 ± 1.8 330.5 ± 35.0
  1. aND: undetected