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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Eurasia to Malesia, N. America to Guatemala.
A specimen from Kew's microscope slide collection - whole slide. Image ref: KMIC000050_2015.12.18__preview

Native to:

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, 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

Taxus L. appears in other Kew resources:

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

Accepted by

  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides
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