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West Himalayan Yew

(Taxus contorta)

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Description

“Pet poisonous” – Toxic parts: bark, leaves, seeds Taxus contorta commonly known as the west Himalayan yew is a species of tree in the genus Taxus. It lives in temperate forests of Afghanistan Northern India, Tibet and Pakistan. It is commonly traded as timber for house construction and furniture.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Pinopsida
Order:Pinales
Family:Taxaceae
Genus:Taxus
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