Trees or shrubs with dense dark green foliage. Leaves linear, spirally arranged. Male flowers axillary. Seeds ovoid, partly surrounded by a fleshy aril.
7‑8 species distributed in N. temperate regions and South West to Himalayas, Philippines, Celebes & Mexico.
Taxus wallichiana Zucc
Taxus baccata auct. plur = Taxus wallichiana ZuccTaxus baccata subsp. wallichiana (Zucc.) = Taxus wallichiana ZuccTaxus virgata Wall. = Taxus wallichiana Zucc
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