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Taxus contorta

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Kingdom  Plantae
Class  Pinopsida
Family  Taxaceae
Rank  Species
Division  Pinophyta
Order  Pinales
Genus  Taxus
Similar  Bizarre‑nosed chameleon, Taxus floridana, Taxus wallichiana, Taxus globosa, Calumma tarzan

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.

References

Taxus contorta Wikipedia


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