A natural yellow colorant found in young fustic. Fustin is extracted from the wood of some sumac trees (Cotinus coggygria and Rhus succedanea). It is the principal component in haji, a traditional Japanese yellow colorant.
Synonyms and Related Terms
dihydrofisetin; 3,3'4',7-tetrahydroxyflavanone ; haji
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 288.25|
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 4341
- R.Feller, M.Curran, C.Bailie, 'Identification of Traditional Organic Colorants Employed in Japanese Prints and Determination of their Rates of Fading', Japanese Woodblock Prints, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, 1984