genus Cedrela


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Noun1.genus Cedrela - tropical American trees
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Meliaceae, mahogany family, Meliaceae - tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees
Cedrela odorata, Spanish cedar, Spanish cedar tree - tropical American tree yielding fragrant wood used especially for boxes
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Species of the genus Cedrela (Sapindales: Meliaceae) are widely distributed across the American continent, and form part of the autochthonous flora in all South American countries from Mexico to Argentina (except Chile) and also in the Antilles (Betancourt 1999).
These features, combined with attack from Hypsipyla grandella Seller (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) and the continual selective exploitation to which many species of the genus Cedrela is subjected, especially C.