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Noun1.Cephalotaxus - the genus of Cephalotaxus (see plum-yews)
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
plum-yew - any of several evergreen trees and shrubs of eastern Asia resembling yew and having large seeds enclosed in a fleshy envelope; sometimes cultivated as ornamentals
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Sargent, added a number of Asian conifers to an appendix to the book, including Cephalotaxus fortunei, Cryptomeria japonica, Juniperus chinensis, Torreya grandis, Cunninghamia lanceolata and Thujopsis dolabrata, all imported into the United States from English nurseries.
Another natural compound, homoharringtonine, isolated from Cephalotaxus harringtonia (Knight ex J.
Homoharringtonine is extracted from Cephalotaxus harringtonia which is identified to be a cytotoxic alkaloid and is generally reported to block the progression of cells from G1 phase in to S phase and G2 phase into M phase (61).
Deep simple morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of the basal taxad Cephalotaxus.
Among her favorites to compete with roots are drought-tolerant plants like coral bells, hellebores, epimedium, crested iris, anemone, microbiota, plum, cephalotaxus, nandina, wahoo, dogwood and serviceberry.
If it has already, then because surgery will involve mutilating the hedge by cutting into old wood, which will not regenerate (unless yew, Cryptomeria, Sequoia, Cephalotaxus, Torreya) don't bother.
Omacetaxine, a new molecular entity and first in a class of cephalotaxines, is a synthetic formulation of homoharringtonine, a drug isolated from the evergreen tree Cephalotaxus in China.
Evergreens provide valuable winter residence for birds and insects, which is all part of life's green cycle, and one of the most elegant evergreens you can grow is cephalotaxus.
gymnopteridifrons (Hayata) Holttum Spemaiophyla Cephalotaxaccae Cephalotaxus fortunei Hooker 14 Cupressaccae Fokienia hodginsii (Dunn) A.
Molecular modes of action of cephalotaxine and homoharringtonine from the coniferous tree Cephalotaxus hainanensis in human tumor cell lines.
1) Ravine rainforest (including the sole formation Dehaasia hainanensis + Homalium hainanense + Bischofia javanica + Firmiana hainanensis + Cephalotaxus mannii + Dimocarpus longan + Lasiococca comberi var.