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  1. white-berry yew, Pseudotaxus chieniinoun

    yew of southeastern China, differing from the Old World yew in having white berries


  1. white-berry yew

    Pseudotaxus chienii, the whiteberry yew (Chinese: 白豆杉; pinyin: báidòushān; lit. 'white bean conifer'), is a species of plant in the yew family, Taxaceae. It is the sole species in the genus Pseudotaxus, but closely related to the other yews in the genus Taxus. It is endemic to southern China, occurring in northern Guangdong, northern Guangxi, Hunan, Southwest Jiangxi and southern Zhejiang. Like other yews, it is a small coniferous shrub or small tree, reaching 2–5 m tall with reddish bark. The leaves are lanceolate, flat, 1–2.6 cm long and 2–3 mm broad, dark green above, with two white stomatal bands below; they are arranged spirally on the stem, but with the leaf bases twisted to align the leaves in two flat rows either side of the stem. The conspicuous white stomatal bands on the harder, stiffer (less soft) leaves readily distinguish it from the yews in the genus Taxus. It is dioecious, with the male and female cones on different trees. The female (seed) cones are very similar to those of Taxus species, but the aril is white when mature, not red; they are 5–7 mm long and wide. The male (pollen) cones are globose, 3–4 mm diameter. It is grown as an ornamental plant in southern China and occasionally elsewhere.


  1. white-berry yew

    White-berry yew, scientific name, "Taxus baccata," is a species of evergreen tree or shrub in the yew family that is native to western, central, and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran, and southwest Asia. It is often characterized by its dark-green leaves, reddish-brown bark, and berry-like cones that are bright red with a single seed, which appears as a white dot on the berry, hence the name. Although it is known for its ornamental value in gardens and parks, all its parts, except the flesh of the fruit, are highly toxic if ingested.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of white-berry yew in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of white-berry yew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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