Cephalotaxus wilsoniana

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Cephalotaxus wilsoniana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cephalotaxaceae
Genus: Cephalotaxus
Species: C. wilsoniana
Binomial name
Cephalotaxus wilsoniana

Cephalotaxus wilsoniana is a species of coniferous tree in the plum yew family, Cephalotaxaceae. Its common names include Taiwan plum yew, Taiwan cow's-tail pine,[2] and Wilson plum yew. It is endemic to Taiwan.[1]

This taxon is sometimes considered to be a variety of Cephalotaxus harringtonii.[1]

This conifer grows up to 9 meters tall with drooping branches and reddish brown flaky bark. It grows in scattered populations in the woodlands of Taiwan. It is sometimes cultivated in local gardens.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Yang, Y. & Luscombe, D 2013. Cephalotaxus harringtonii var. wilsoniana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b Cephalotaxus wilsoniana. The Gymnosperm Database.