Taxus baccata

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Noun1.Taxus baccata - predominant yew in EuropeTaxus baccata - predominant yew in Europe; extraordinarily long-lived and slow growing; one of the oldest species in the world
yew - any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves
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Yew continues to have many uses today, although European yew and Pacific yew are in limited supply.
The recent discovery of ways to extract taxol from European yew needles (Taxus baccata), a yew fungus (Taxomyces andreanae), and Taxus bushes have eased supply pressures.

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