Taxus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1040 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is N. America to Guatemala, Azores, Temp. Eurasia to Malesia.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Assam, Austria, Azores, 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, Massachusetts, 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:

Madeira

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/