Taxus

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Distribution
Taxus (rights holder:)

Yew

Poison protects seeds: yews   The seeds of yew trees are protected from being eaten by large animals because they contain poisonous compounds called taxanes.  Maintain physical integrity > Protect from biotic factors > Animals    "The yew attaches a bright red fleshy covering to its seeds which many birds relish and according... Text © The Biomimicry Institute

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Taxaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
11.11%
1 of 9 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
2a5787cb-3924-417a-8477-34623f0adb6a
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility