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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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It is present in Cephalotaxus and Torreya but absent in the other genus of Taxaceae, Taxus.
Yang et al., "Osteoblast differentiation stimulating activity of biflavonoids from Cephalotaxus koreana," Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol.
Dai et al., "Chromatographic fingerprint analysis of Cephalotaxus sinensis from various sources by high-performance liquid chromatography-diodearray detectionelectrospray ionization-tandem mass spectrometry," Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, vol.
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).
Cephalotaxine, which has remarkable anticancer effect, is produced by plants of the genus Cephalotaxus (Cephalotaxaceae) [23].
Deep simple morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of the basal taxad Cephalotaxus. Seed Science Research, 21(3): 215-226.
The more light, the better chance plants will have to compete with tree roots." 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.