In the Botanical Institute at Buitenzorg4) an oil was distilled from Andropogon intermedins (R. Br.?) which had a specific gravity of 0,889 (26°) and an optical rotation of aD - 21° 52'.

Another sample, distilled at the same place5) (yield 0,03 p.c), had a specific gravity d26o 0,919; aD - 15° 30'.