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Daphne mucronata

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Daphne mucronata

Family: Thymelaeaceae
Description: An evergreen shrub common in Northern Balochistan.
A poisonous but very useful plant. The alcoholic extracts of this plant have shown promising results in reducing the breast tumor size in rats.
Location: Sangar District Sherani. 1600 m.
Local (Pashto) name: Laghoney لاغونے
Daphne mucronata
Daphne mucronata
Courtesy: Flora of Balochistan – Pakistan

Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani is working as Conservator of Forests in Balochistan Forest & Wildlife Department (BFWD). He is the CEO of Tech Urdu ( Forestrypedia (, All Pak Notifications (, Essayspedia, etc & their YouTube Channels). He is an Environmentalist, Blogger, YouTuber, Developer & Vlogger.

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