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Cephalotaxus, commonly called Plum Yew or Cowtail Pine, is a genus of [2] The genus is endemic to eastern Asia, though fossil evidence shows it had a wider Northern Hemisphere distribution in the past.[1] The species are evergreen shrubs and small trees reaching 1–10 m (rarely to 20 m) tall.


The [2]

The species can be either [2]


  1. ^ a b Tripp, Kim E. (1995). "Cephalotaxus: the plum yews". Arnoldia 55 (1): 25–39. 
  2. ^ a b c Christopher J. Earle (2011). "Cephalotaxus". The Gymnosperm Database. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 

External links

  • Gymnosperm Database
  • Photos: Cephalotaxus fortunei, Cephalotaxus koreana
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