Taxon profile


Taxaceae S. F. Gray

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales

Scientific synonyms

Amentotaxaceae Kudô & Yamamoto
Austrotaxaceae Nakai
Cephalotaxaceae Neger

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

genus Amentotaxus Pilger - catkin-yew
genus Austrotaxus Compton
genus Cephalotaxus Siebold & Zucc. ex Endl. - cephalotaxus
genus Pseudotaxus W.C. Cheng
genus Taxus L. - yew
genus Torreya Arn. - torreya
Jurassic – recent

Fossil taxa

genus Cephalotaxites O. Heer
genus Cephalotaxospermum E.W. Berry
genus Diploporus Manchester
genus Marskea R. Florin
genus Palaeotaxus Nathorst
genus Poteridion T.M. Harris
genus Sommerxylon Pires et Guerra-Sommer
genus Taxaceoxylon Kräusel & Jain
genus Thomasiocladus R. Florin
genus Tomharrisia R. Florin
genus Vesquia Bertrand

Links and literature

EN Novikoff A., Barabasz-Krasny B. (2015): System of Embryophytes [], Plant Systematics: 23-63. Liga-Pres [as Taxaceae Gray]
Data retrieved on: 4 April 2020
CZ EN Hejný S., Slavík B., (Eds.) (1997): KVĚTENA ČR, díl 1, Academia, Praha, 557 str.

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extinct taxon