Conservation Status of Cornus macrophylla: An Important Medicinal Plantfrom Himalaya

  title={Conservation Status of Cornus macrophylla: An Important Medicinal Plantfrom Himalaya},
  author={Hafiza Saira and Mohammad Qamar Iqbal},
  journal={Journal of Biodiversity & Endangered Species},
  • Hafiza Saira, Mohammad Qamar Iqbal
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Journal of Biodiversity & Endangered Species
  • Cornus macrophylla is important traditional and endangered plant species of western Himalaya. In Pakistan it is found in Nandiar and Hillian sub-valleys of district Battagram in range of 1800-3000 m. It is also present in China, Japan, Afghanistan, and India from 1500-2700 m. C. macrophylla stem bark contains flavonoide ontents. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN), red list C. macrophylla lies in vulnerable category. However, C. macrophylla exists beneath… CONTINUE READING

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