from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of conifers, of the tribe Taxeæ, distinguished from the related genus Taxus by the complete or partial attachment of the seed to its surrounding capsule or berry, and by anther-cells being connate in a semicircle.
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- n. nutmeg-yews
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Torreya Guardians migrated 31 seedlings of the highly endangered "Florida" torreya tree into the mountains of North Carolina, onto private properties.
One amateur group, the Torreya Guardians, are attempting to "rewild" the endangered Florida torreya, a conifer tree.