Taxon profile


Taxus baccata L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales »  family Taxaceae »  genus Taxus - yew

Scientific synonyms

Taxus baccata var. aurea Carriere
Taxus communis Senilis
Taxus baccata var. fastigiata (Lindl.) Loudon
Taxus baccata var. fastigiata-aurea Seneclauze
Taxus baccata var. washingtonii (Richard Sm.) Beissn.

Other names

= Common Yew
= English Yew

Least Concern LC



outer bark

Taxus baccata - Yew

Author: Jiří Novák

Taxus baccata - Yew

Author: Petr Vobořil


Taxus baccata - Yew

Author: Jiří Máca

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Pulvinaria floccifera (Westwood, 1870), Taxomyia taxi (Inchbald, 1861)

symbiont (mutualist): Laccaria laccata (Scop.) Cooke - Deceiver

Included taxa

Number of records: 3


Links and literature

CZ EN Pladias [Taxus baccata]

Pladias [] [as Taxus baccata]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Taxus baccata L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Taxus baccata L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Taxus baccata L.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Taxus baccata L.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019

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