- a long-chain alcohol, CH3(CH2)28CH2OH, occurring in plant waxes and beeswax, that is a plant growth regulator.
Origin of triacontanol
1-(hydroxy)triacontane chemical name + -ol1
Also called melissyl alcohol.
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