4155.000 Cedrela P. Browne

White, F. & Styles, B.T. (1963) Meliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1)

Description of the genus

Deciduous trees. Leaves usually paripinnate; leaflets entire. Flowers 5-merous, in large much-branched panicles. Calyx variable, lobed almost to the base, shallowly dentate, or cup-shaped and split down one side; petals 5, imbricate, adnate for one-third of their length. Ovary 5-locular. Fruit a pendulous, capsule, opening from the apex by 5 valves. Seeds with a terminal wing, attached by the seed-end to the apex of the columella.

Worldwide: Two species in tropical and South Africa.

Malawi: 1 cultivated taxon.

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odorata L.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cedrela
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cedrela

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cedrela
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cedrela
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cedrela
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cedrela
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iNaturalist: Cedrela
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cedrela
JSTOR Plant Science: Cedrela
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cedrela
Plants of the World Online: Cedrela
Tropicos: Cedrela
Wikipedia: Cedrela

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Cedrela.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2484, retrieved 15 July 2024

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