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Taxon: Taxus baccata L.

Genus: Taxus
Family: Taxaceae.
Nomen number: 80070
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1040. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 09-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Nov-1999
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • English yew   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • European yew   (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2 ) – English
  • yew   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • Eibe   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – German
  • tiss âgodnyj   (Source: F Baltic ) – Transliterated Russian
  • tiss evropejskij   (Source: F Baltic ) – Transliterated Russian
  • idegran   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland [s.w.]; Ireland; Norway [s.]; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal [n.]; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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Check other web resources for Taxus baccata L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Gymnosperm Database of Christopher J. Earle
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Taxus baccata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?80070 (20 December 2014)

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