There are about 30 taxa of gymnosperms in Nepal. Taxus, commonly called as Yew, is the genus with two naturally occurring taxa namely Taxus wallichiana Zucc. and Taxus contorta Griffith. Another species Taxus mairei (Leme ´e & H. Le ´veille ´) S.Y. Hu ex T.S. Liu is found as cultivated species and not in naturalized habitat. The delimitation of the taxa belonging to the genus Taxus by morphological as well as anatomical features seems reliable method. This study aims at the presenting notes on the anatomical and morphological features to identify T.