Cedrela odorata

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Related to Cedrela odorata: Spanish cedar tree
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Noun1.Cedrela odorata - tropical American tree yielding fragrant wood used especially for boxes
mahogany tree, mahogany - any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish
Cedrela, genus Cedrela - tropical American trees
cigar-box cedar - fragrant wood much used for cigar boxes
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The specimens were obtained from cocoons made by 20 field-collected early instars of Notiobiella cixiiformis (Gerstaecker, 1888) (Hemerobiidae: Neuroptera) that were predating on psyllid nymphs on Cedrela odorata L.
3) from its type locality of Roehessauve; he considered it similar to extant Cedrela odorata L.
The site is a fragment of tropical subdeciduous forest with Brosimum alicastrum (Maya nut), Bursera simaruba (gumbo-limbo), Cedrela odorata (red cedar), and Spondias mombin (yellow mombin) as dominant trees.