Taxaceae


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Related to Taxaceae: Cupressaceae, Pseudotsuga, yew family
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Noun1.Taxaceae - sometimes classified as member of order Taxales
gymnosperm family - a family of gymnosperms
Coniferales, order Coniferales - profusely branching and chiefly evergreen trees and some shrubs having narrow or needlelike leaves
yew - any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves
Austrotaxus, genus Austrotaxus - a gymnosperm genus having one species: New Caledonian yew
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Habitat: An evergreen tree member of the Taxaceae family growing to about 25m in calcareous woodlands in temperate zones.
It is present in Cephalotaxus and Torreya but absent in the other genus of Taxaceae, Taxus.
Distribucion de Taxus globosa (Taxaceae) en Mexico: Modelos ecologicos de nicho, efectos del cambio del uso de suelo y conservacion.
Otherwise, there are a lot of families with only one species in that area as Aquifoliaceae, Araliaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Cupressaceae, Ericaceae, Hypericaceae, Orobanchaceae, Oxalidaceae, Pinaceae, Plantaginaceae, Plumbaginaceae, Polygalaceae, Pyrolaceae, Rhamnaceae, Salicaceae, Saxifragaceae, Taxaceae, Urticaceae and Valerianaceae.
Salicaceae Beens 38 Taxus wallichiana (Zucc.) Taxaceae Parongi Pilger.
Associated with plants of Pedocarpaceae, Theaceae and Taxaceae in southern china.
From Table S1 and Figure 4(b), shikimic acid contents of 85 collected conifer needles which belonged to 6 families (including Pinaceae, Cupressaceae, Taxodiaceae, Podocarpaceae, Taxaceae, and Araucariaceae) were compared.
Taxus, a genus of yews, are small coniferous trees or shrubs in the yew family Taxaceae and the natural source of Taxol which is a new antitumor drug, to treat patients with lung, ovarian, breast, head, and neck cancers [3].
These include Cupressaceae (junipers and cedars), Pinaceae (pines, firs, Douglas fir, and hemlock), Taxaceae, and Taxodiaceae (sequoias and bald cypresses).
C.--2013--Forest Ecology and Management Shifting limiting factors for population dynamics and conservation status of the endangered English yew (Taxus baccata L., Taxaceae )--Forest Ecol.