Cedrela odorata L.

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Common names: Central American cedar (English) West Indian cedar (English)
Notes: Recorded as a street tree in Blantyre in Flora Zambesiaca 2(1).
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 36.

Glen, H.F. (2002). Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg, South Africa. Page 217.

White, F. & Styles, B.T. (1963). Meliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Page 286.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cedrela odorata

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Cedrela odorata.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=227470, retrieved 5 June 2023

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