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ID: 300343673
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300343673

 

Record Type: concept
Taxus (genus) (Taxaceae (family), Pinales (order), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Genus containing 8 species of small coniferous trees or shrubs in the family Taxaceae, distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere. They are relatively slow growing, long-lived, and reach heights of 1-40 m, with trunk diameters of up to 4 m. Yews have rich, dark-green foliage with branches that are erect or spreading, closely covered with flattened, linear leaves. Other trees are called "yew," but are not true yews of this genus, including the plum-yew, Prince Albert yew, and stinking yew.
 
Terms:
Taxus (genus) (preferred,C,U,LC,S,English-P,D,U,N)
Taxus (genus) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
Taxus (genus) (Latin-P,D,U,N)
yew (genus) (C,U,C,English,AD,U,N)
yews (genus) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
紫杉屬 (屬) (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
紅豆杉屬 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
zǐ shān shǔ (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
zi shan shu (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
tzu shan shu (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
tejo (genus) (C,U,Spanish-P,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Plantae (kingdom)
................ Plantae (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of Coniferophyta (division)
.................... Coniferophyta (division) (G)
Hierarchy of Pinopsida (class)
........................ Pinopsida (class) (G)
Hierarchy of Pinales (order)
............................ Pinales (order) (G)
Hierarchy of Taxaceae (family)
................................ Taxaceae (family) (G)
Hierarchy of Taxus (genus)
.................................... Taxus (genus) (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 屬名,包含8種小型針葉樹或灌木,屬於紫杉科,遍佈於北半球。它們的生長速度相對而言較為緩慢,但樹齡長,高度可達1至40公尺高,有著直徑可達4公尺的樹幹。紫杉擁有茂密、深綠的樹葉,樹枝直立或向外擴展,由扁平、線狀的樹葉緊密覆蓋。包括粗榧(plum-yew)、智利杉(Prince Albert yew)以及榧樹(stinking yew)在內的其他樹木皆以「yew)為名,但它們並不是真正的紫杉屬紫杉。 
Dutch ..... Genus van 8 soorten kleine naaldbomen of struiken uit de familie Taxaceae, die zijn verspreid over het hele noordelijk halfrond. Het zijn relatief langzaam groeiende, langlevende planten die 1 tot 40 meter hoog kunnen worden en waarvan de stam een diameter heeft van maximaal 4 meter. Taxussen hebben een warm donkergroen blad met rechtopstaande of uitspreidende, bedekt met afgeplatte, lineaire bladeren. Ook andere bomen worden taxus genoemd maar zijn geen echte taxussen van dit geslacht, waaronder de Cephalotaxus harringtonia, de Saxegothaea conspicua en de Torreya taxifolia. 

Related concepts:
source for ....  yew (wood)
..................  (softwood, <wood by composition or origin>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300012774]

Sources and Contributors:
紫杉屬 (屬)............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
.................  大英百科全書線上繁體中文版 June 18, 2014
紅豆杉屬............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  大英百科全書線上繁體中文版 June 18, 2014
Taxus (genus)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..........................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
..........................  Elias, Complete Trees of North America (1980) 157
tejo (genus)............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
.......................  Diccionario de términos científicos y técnicos (1981) 2835
tzu shan shu............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
yew (genus)............  [VP]
.......................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.......................  Elias, Complete Trees of North America (1980) 157
.......................  National Museum of American Art, Media Thesaurus (1980s)
yews (genus)............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
zi shan shu............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
zǐ shān shǔ............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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