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A scientific name of 'Himalayan yew' is __________.

A

Hetrometrus

B

Embelica ribes

C

Kanarensis

D

Taxus wallachiana

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Taxus wallachiana

  • The scientific name of Himalayan yew is 'taxus wallachiana'.
  • Himalayan yew is a popular medicinal plant found in Arunachal Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.
  • It is vulnerable to extinction due to its medicinal value.
  • It is used for making anti-cancer drug.

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