The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Taxus

The genus Taxus is in the family Taxaceae in the major group Gymnosperms (Conifers, cycads and allies).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Taxus

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Taxus baccata L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus brevifolia Nutt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus canadensis Marshall Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus cuspidata Siebold & Zucc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 1
Taxus floridana Nutt. ex Chapm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus fuana Nan Li & R.R.Mill Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus globosa Schltdl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus × hunnewelliana Rehder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus × media Rehder Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus sinensis Knight ex Gordon Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Taxus sumatrana (Miq.) de Laub. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Taxus wallichiana Zucc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26 2

Statistics

The Plant List includes 80 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Taxus. Of these 9 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 106 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Taxus. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 80 species names for the genus Taxus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 9 11.3%
Synonym 68 85.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 3.8%

All names

The status of the 186 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Taxus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 12 6.5%
Synonym 171 91.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 1.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 80 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Taxus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 9 65 0 0 74 92.5%
Medium confidence 0 3 0 0 3 3.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 3 3 3.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Taxus is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 3 0 1 0 4 5.0%
WCSP 9 65 0 2 0 76 95.0%