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Synonyms for Cephalotaxus

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Secretion and composition of the pollination drop in Cephalotaxus drupacea (Gymnosperm, Cephalotaxeae).
Group 2 consisted of the three genera of [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE III OMITTED] the Majonicaceae, Araucaria, Cephalotaxus, Pinus, and Podocarpus, with an outgroup made up of Ernestiodendron and Moyliostrobus.
Pattern 7D shows Podocarpus, Ullmannia, Hirmeriella, Schizolepis, Pararaucaria, and Cephalotaxus each branching from an unresolved basal trichotomy of the Majonicaceae.
When Cephalotaxus is added to an exhaustive analysis of group 1 conifers, 61 equally parsimonious trees of 22 steps result.
It is 16 steps long and shows Araucaria, Cephalotaxus, and Podocarpus branching from within the Majonicaceae but Pinus diverging basal to this family.
Both Cupressus and Taxodium show a single shortest tree of 19 steps when analyzed with group 2 taxa [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 16 & 18 OMITTED], and both are linked as sister taxa with Cephalotaxus in their trees (((((Cupressus or Taxodium, Cephalotaxus)((Dolmitia, Pseudovoltzia) Araucaria) Majonica, Podocarpus) Pinus) outgroup).
Keng (1969) proposed the recent derivation of the Taxaceae from an ancestral group that contained features similar to present-day Taxus, Amentotaxus, and Cephalotaxus.
Amentotaxus has been allied with Cephalotaxus as a member of the Cephalotaxaceae, the sister family and best outgroup to the Taxaceae (Hart, 1987; Keng, 1969).
The pollen strobilus of Amentotaxus lacks bracts but otherwise strongly resembles the compound arrangement of the pollen strobilus of Cephalotaxus.
It is distinguished from Cephalotaxus by its shorter, alternate leaves and open, red aril.
200311 Molecular modes of action of cephalotaxine and homoharringtonine from the coniferous tree Cephalotaxus hainanensis in human tumor cell lines.
50] = <100 [micro]g/ml) organic extracts include Anacardium occidentale, Annona reticulate, Garuga pinnata, Crateva religiosa, Cephalotaxus fortunei, Anogeissus pendula, Juniperus osteosperma, Dipterocarpus grandiflorus, Diospyros dichrophylla, Gnetum scandens, Mammea africana, Gonocaryum lobbianum, Strychnos aculeate, Melia azedarach, Mirabilis jalapa, Olax subscorpioidea, Ximenia americana, Pittosporum crassifolium, Plantago aristata, Albizia amara, and Strychnos potatorum.
Cephalotaxus fortunei (Cephalotaxaceae) was included on the basis that homoharringtonine, an alkaloid isolated from a related species, Cephalotaxus harringtonia, is undergoing clinical trials against leukemia (Cragg et al.
50] tested ([mu]g/ml) + Psoralea corylifolia (2) Fruit 22 [+ or -] 6 (Leguminosae) Dianthus sinensis (1) Whole plant 111 [+ or -] 19 (Caryophyllaceae) Phytolacca polyandra (1) Whole plant 129 [+ or -] 13 (Phytolaccaceae) Sophora flavescens Ait (2) Root 134 [+ or -] 17 (Leguminosae) Cephalotaxus fortunei (2) Branch 134 [+ or -] 27 (Cephalotaxaceae) Polygonatum odoratum (1) Root 142 [+ or -] 11 (Convallariaceae) Coptis chinensis French (2) Whole plant 412 [+ or -] 32 (Ranunculaceae) Terminalia chebula Retz (2) Fruit 201 [+ or -] 51 (Combretaceae) Atropa belladonna (1) Fruit N/D (Solanaceae) Chelidonium majus (1) Whole plant N/D (Papaveraceae) Plantago major (1) Root N/D (Plantaginaceae) Plants orginated from: (1)National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin (2)Taiwan.
Wang DZ, MA, GE, Xu RS (1992) Studies on the alkaloids of Cephalotaxus.