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Taxus sp.

Credit: Xiangying Wen

 : has not defined any states

Habit: Tree, Shrub

Important diagnostics: resiniferous, bark reddish brown

Position: alternate, spiral, distichous, decussate

Shape: linear, needle-shaped, scalelike

Sexuality: unisexual, monoecious, dioecious

Shape: head, spike

Stamen: 4+

Pollen: nonsaccate

Bract: present

Ovule: 1, 0

Shape: drupe-like, nut-like

Cotyledons: 2

Aril: present

Dictionary of The Families & Genera of Chinese Seed Plants: Link

Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


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