Falcatifolium taxoides

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Falcatifolium taxoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Podocarpaceae
Genus: Falcatifolium
Species: F. taxoides
Binomial name
Falcatifolium taxoides
Brongn. & Gris de Laub.

Falcatifolium taxoides is a species of conifer in the Podocarpaceae family. It is found only in New Caledonia.

Etymology[edit]

Falcatifolium means 'with sickle-shaped leaves', while taxoides means 'yew-like' (resembling Taxus).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gledhill, David (2008). "The Names of Plants". Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521866453 (hardback), ISBN 9780521685535 (paperback). pp 162, 372