Taxus baccata


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
The Ancient Yew: A History of Taxus Baccata, 3rd Edition
FOR SMALLER GARDENS Favourites for small gardens include Picea glauca 'Jalako Gold',' Taxus baccata 'Standishii', Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis', Picea pungens 'Glob-osa' and Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Minima Aurea.'.
The common yew, Taxus baccata, bears very small dark green leaves and in time reaches up to 2.4m tall.
Other plants to be 'pet aware' of include: Asparagus fern, Begonia, Buxus, Clematis, Cordyline, Chrysanthemum, Daisy, Dahlia, Delphinium, Digitalis (Foxglove), Elderberry, Eucalyptus, Flax, Geranium, Hedera (Ivy), Hosta, Hydrangea, Lillies, Ligustrum (Privet), Lobelia, Lupinus Blue, Marigold, Papaver (Poppy), Paeonia mix, Prunus Rotundifolia (Laurel), Taxus Baccata (Yew), Tomato plant, Verbena, Wisteria As I say, I have never known of a case of a pet becoming ill from ingesting garden plants but a poll of 2,000 cat and dog owners for an insurance firm showed that one in 12 pets has actually eaten poisonous plants or flowers.
In formal settings, they can boast stunning architectural value - common box can easily be trimmed into balls and cones, Laurus nobilis (sweet bay) looks great used as a standard, while Taxus baccata (yew) is perfect for topiary.
The dark green Irish yew, Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata', is perfect for creating an exclamation mark in planting because of its slender nature, rising out of ground cover such as ivy or periwinkle.
A su vez, a la experiencia de adentrarse de lleno en el trauma territorial y de participar en el sufrimiento colectivo, expresada por el acto de "caminar entre" las victimas, se contrapone la practica textual de situarse fuera de los ejes espaciales del contexto vasco para anclarse existencialmente no solo mas alla de la frontera regional sino tambien de la nacional: "Se que morire extranjera / Escojo ser en el margen como unica posibilidad de existencia" (Taxus Baccata) (5).
Figure 3 shows the current distribution of Taxus baccata in the SCS and the comparatively sparse yew reports on pollen records.