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Temporal range:
Middle Eocene - Present 44 mya - 0[1]
Foliage an matur arils
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
Diveesion: Pinophyta
Cless: Pinopsida
Order: Cupressales[2]
Faimily: Taxaceae
S.F. Gray
(5 species)
(1 species)
(11 species)
(1 species)
(about 11 species)
(6 species)

Taxaceae /tækˈss/, commonly cried the yew faimily, is a coniferous faimily which includes seiven genera an aboot 30 species o plants, or in aulder interpretations three genera an 7 tae 12 species.


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  1. Manchester, S.R. (1994). "Fruits and Seeds of the Middle Eocene Nut Beds Flora, Clarno Formation, Oregon". Palaeontographica Americana. 58: 30-31.
  2. Christenhusz, J. M. M.; Reveal, J. L.; Martin, F. G.; Robert, R. M.; Chase, W. M. (2011). "Linear sequence, classification, synonymy, and bibliography of vascular plants: Lycophytes, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms" (PDF). Phytotaxa. 19: 1–134.