n-Triacontanol is a plant growth regulator found in the plant cuticle waxes and in beeswax as the palmitate ester.1 Has been reported to have growth enhancing properties when applied to the leaves of growing plants.2
1 Iyer, R.R., Mamdapur, V.R. Plant growth regulators: Syntheses of n-triacontynol, n-triacontenol, & n-triacontanol. Indian J Chem 25B 1216-1219 (1986). 2 Ries, S., Wert, V., Sweeley, C.C., et al. Triacontanol: A new naturally occurring plant growth regulator. Science 195 1339-1341 (1977).