- A yellow pigment; an alcohol of carotene.
1945, Eugene Rabinowitch, Photosynthesis and Related Processes, volume 1, page 472:
- […] almost a dozen other carotenols are regularly found in green leaves.
2004, Shubhrata R. Mishra, Photosynthesis in Plants, page 123:
- Luteol is by far the most abundant carotenol is leaves [sic] other leaf xanthophylls include zeaxanthol, violaxanthol, cryptoxanthol, flavoxanthol, and neoxanthin.
alcohol of carotene