Taxus baccata L.

 
  • Family : TAXACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Taxaceae
  • Species : Taxus baccata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Taxus baccata L.
  • Common name : Neginhal S.G, Forest Trees of South India, 2004.
  • Vernacular name : Planted
  • Native : March-September
  • Comments : Tree
  • Collection Locality : Coniferous tree. The plants are assosciated with a fungus and contain the substance "taxol" in their shoots. Taxol is a potential anti-cancer drug and used in the treatment of ovarian cancers.

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