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Species from Yew Family, Taxaceae: 1

Yew Family, Taxaceae

The Yew family includes 5 genera and around 35 species worldwide, most of which are members of the type genus Taxus, which includes only trees and bushes. The family includes popular ornamental trees and at least 400 different kinds of cultivated varieties.
The Yew family is one of 7 conifer (Pinales) families. All the rest in Finland are pines (Pinaceae, which apart from Scots pine also includes Norway spruce) and cypresses (Cypressaceae, of which the only ‘genuinely wild’ member in Finland is juniper).





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