Occurs free and as glycosides in a wide variety of foodstuffs esp. blueberries, raspberries and red wine. Apparently present as free aglycone in Lathyrus sativus (chickling pea) Malvidin is an anthocyanidin. As a primary plant pigment, its glycosides are highly abundant in nature. It is primarily responsible for the color of red wine, Vitis vinifera being one of its sources.

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