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Phylogeny of the Taxaceae and Cephalotaxaceae
Foliage of Mexican yew

Yew is a common name given to various species of trees.

It is most prominently given to any of various coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Taxus:

It is also used for any of various coniferous plants in the families Taxaceae and Cephalotaxaceae:

Various coniferous plants in the family Podocarpaceae, superficially similar to other yews, are also known by this name: