Phylogeny of the Taxaceae and Cephalotaxaceae
Yew is a common name given to various species of trees.
The name is most prominently given to any of various coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Taxus:
The name also is used for any of various coniferous plants in the families Taxaceae and Cephalotaxaceae:
Various coniferous plants in the family Podocarpaceae, which are superficially similar to other yews, are also known by this name: