genus Cephalotaxus


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Noun1.genus 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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Cephalotaxine, which has remarkable anticancer effect, is produced by plants of the genus Cephalotaxus (Cephalotaxaceae) [23].