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Taxus baccata, the type species of Taxaceae


Taxonavigation: Pinales

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Regnum: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Division: Pinophyta
Classis: Pinopsida
Ordo: Pinales

Familia: Taxaceae
Genera: Amentotaxus – Austrotaxus – Cephalotaxus – Pseudotaxus – Taxus – Torreya
Paleogenera: †Diploporus – †Mataoraphyllum – †Vesquia


Taxaceae Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 222, 226 (1821), nom. cons.


  • Cephalotaxaceae Neger, Nadelhölzer 23, 30 (1907)


  • Anderson, E. & Owens, J. N. (2003) Analysing the reproductive biology of Taxus: should it be included in Coniferales? Acta Hort. 615: 233-234.
  • Christenhusz, M. J. M., Reveal, J. L., Farjon, A., Gardner, M. F., Mill, R. R., & Chase, M. W. (2011). A new classification and linear sequence of extant gymnosperms. Phytotaxa 19: 55-70. Preview Full article (PDF) reference page 
  • The Plant List (2014) Taxaceae in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Feb. 2.
  • (2014) Taxaceae Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Feb. 2.
  • Price, R. A. (2003) Generic and familial relationships of the Taxaceae from rbcL and matK sequence comparisons. Acta Hort. 615: 235-237.
  • Pole, M., & Moore, P. R. (2011) A late Miocene leaf assemblage from Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand, and its climatic implications. Alcheringa 35 (1): 103-121. doi: 10.1080/03115518.2010.481829

Vernacular names[edit]

English: yew
македонски: Тиси
日本語: イチイ科
suomi: Marjakuusikasvit
Türkçe: Porsukgiller
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