How many species of plants contribute to the traditional medicines used by native peoples around the world?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 weeks ago

How many species of plants contribute to the traditional medicines used by native peoples around the world?
 
(a) 2,500
 
(b) 2,000
 
(c) 5,000
 
(d) 25,000
 
The question was asked at a job interview.
 
My query is from Biodiversity Conservation topic in section Biodiversity and Conservation of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 weeks ago

The correct option is (d) 25,000
 
Explanation: The species of plants contribute to the traditional medicines used by native peoples around the world are approximately 25,000. Some examples of traditional plants used for medicinal purposes are ginger, garlic, chamomile, tulsi, etc.