1. Family: Taxaceae Gray
    1. Taxus L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Europe, Africa, Southern America, Northern America and Asia-Temperate.



    Found In:

    Afghanistan, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Finland, Florida, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kentucky, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Laos, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Masachusettes, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

    Introduced Into:


    Taxus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1040 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010) A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston
    • Farjon, A. (2001) World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers , ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew


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