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Table 1 Composition of lavandin- and lavender-distilled straws, expressed as percentage of dry matter

From: Lavender- and lavandin-distilled straws: an untapped feedstock with great potential for the production of high-added value compounds and fungal enzymes

  Lavandin Lavender
DS DF LS LF
Moisture 6.85 ± 0.05 6.65 ± 0.28 7.15 ± 0.49 7.60 ± 0.49
Acid-insoluble lignin 25.64 ± 0.33 29.42 ± 0.57 24.99 ± 0.34 29.22 ± 0.48
Hemicelluloses and pectins 29.81 ± 0.59 30.44 ± 0.06 27.82 ± 0.19 26.84 ± 0.07
 Rhamnosea 0.36 ± 0.01 0.47 ± 0.06 0.42 ± 0.01 0.52 ± 0.01
 Fucosea 0 0 0 0
 Arabinosea 1.8 ± 0.03 3.50 ± 0.03 1.56 ± 0.14 2.58 ± 0.01
 Xylosea 14.20 ± 0.45 5.59 ± 0.22 13.14 ± 0.20 6.28 ± 0.13
 Mannosea 1.06 ± 0.02 1.00 ± 0.01 1.15 ± 0.02 1.05 ± 0.11
 Galactosea 1.32 ± 0.06 2.94 ± 0.06 1.35 ± 0.03 2.16 ± 0.22
 Glucosea 4.51 ± 0.11 6.39 ± 0.02 3.16 ± 0.01 4.47 ± 0.12
 Galacturonic acidsa 6.58 ± 0.00 10.56 ± 0.00 7.05 ± 0.00 9.80 ± 0.00
Cellulose 16.06 ± 0.50 7.95 ± 0.03 17.49 ± 0.06 8.23 ± 0.46
  1. The experiments were performed in duplicate (n = 2)
  2. DS lavandin stem straw, DF lavandin flower straw, LS lavender stem straw, LF lavender flower straw
  3. aMonomer analysis after hydrolysis (see “Methods”)