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Common name

English: English yew

German: Gemeine Eibe

Portuguese: Teixo


Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Pinophyta (34)

    Class: Pinopsida (36)

      Order: Taxales (1)

        Family: Taxaceae (1)

          Genus: Taxus (1)

            Epithet: baccata L. (2)

Synonym: Cephalotaxus adpressa Beissn.

adpressa => lying flat, closely flattened down

baccata => of the form of a berry


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow, beige

External links

Check for Taxus baccata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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