Definition of Florida yew

1. Noun. Small bushy yew of northern Florida having spreading branches and very narrow leaves.

Exact synonyms: Taxus Floridana
Group relationships: Genus Taxus, Taxus
Generic synonyms: Yew



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Florida Yew

Florida anise
Florida arrowroot
Florida bean
Florida beans
Florida flambe
Florida flambes
Florida gallinule
Florida keys
Florida pompano
Florida room
Florida rooms
Florida smoothhound
Florida strangler fig
Florida strap fern
Florida water rat
Florida yew
Floridian
Floridians
Florio
Florrie
Florschutz
Florschutz' formula
Flory
Floréal
Flossie
Flossy
Flourens
Flourens' theory
Flourite objectives
Flower's bone

Literary usage of Florida yew

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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"(T. Floridana) florida yew There are six known species of yew, all confined to the Northern Hemisphere. ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The florida yew is a tree 10 to 20 ft. high, growing in middle and western Florida ; it has very narrow, distinctly petioled, pointed leaves, ..."

3. Our Trees, how to Know Them by Clarence Moores Weed (1918)
"In a limited district in Northern Florida is a more or less tree-like Yew called the florida yew (Taxus Floridana) which is commonly ranked as a distinct ..."

4. Practical Forestry: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting, and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1910)
"florida yew.—Leaves quite narrow and sharp-pointed, with revolute margins, closely resembling those of the last. A small tree on the banks of the ..."

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