Spanish Cedar
Cedrela odorata L.Meliaceae

common name synonyms: Barbados-cedar, cigar-box-cedar, Mexican-cedar, West Indian-cedar

scientific name synonyms: Cedrela mexicana Roemer, C. glaziovii C. DC.

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Sapindales

growth form: tree

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: Mexico to Ecuador

notes: cigarboxes are traditionally made from this species

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth