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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Taxus


Hierarchical position of the Genus Taxus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Pinophyta Cronquist
syn. Coniferophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: conifers, gymnosperms
   Subdivisio  Pinophytina Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Pinopsida Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 483, 1090. Jun 1835.
common name: Conifers
   Subclassis  Taxidae Ehrend. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 71. 29 Apr 1996.
   Ordo  Taxales Knobl. in Warm.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. (ed. Knoblauch): 179. Apr 1890.
   Subordo  Taxineae Luerss.
pub. Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 88. Aug 1879.
   Familia  Taxaceae Gray
pub. Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 222, 226. 1 Nov 1821.
common name: Yews
   Subfamilia  Taxoideae Rich. ex Sweet
pub. Hort. Brit.: 371. Sep-Oct 1826.
   Tribus  Taxeae Rich. ex Duby
pub. Bot. Gall. 1: 431. 12-14 Apr 1828.
   Subtribus  Taxinae Masters
pub. J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 30: 6. 28 Aug 1893.
   Genus  Taxus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: yew

Named members of the Genus Taxus

   Species  baccata L.
common name: English yew
   Species  brevifolia Nutt.
common name: Pacific yew
   Species  canadensis Marsh.
common name: Canada yew
   Species  cuspidata Sieb. & Zucc.
common name: Japanese yew
   Species  floridana Nutt. ex Chapman
common name: Florida yew
   Species  x media Rehder
common name: yew

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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