plants db - indigenous

keller ak.and.ak at
Mon Dec 31 15:03:59 EST 2001

> The same happened here in the US northwest with yew trees, whose bark has
> cancer-treating compound; now the big yews are gone. The sad part was that
> the damage was all done by local people, destroying their own trees to get
> the money paid by drug companies. I suspect the same happened in Cameroon.

Your suspicion is right.

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