stinking yew

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Noun1.stinking yew - rare small evergreen of northern Floridastinking yew - rare small evergreen of northern Florida; its glossy green leaves have an unpleasant fetid smell when crushed
genus Torreya, Torreya - nutmeg-yews
yew - any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves
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The stinking yew, or, as it's more gracefully named, the Florida torreya, is the rarest tree species in North America.