Cigar-box wood (Cedrela odorata)

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Cigar-box wood fact file

Cigar-box wood description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderSapindales
FamilyMeliaceae
GenusCedrela (1)

Information on the cigar-box wood is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Red cedar, Spanish cedar.
French
Acajou Rouge, Acajou-bois, Cedrat.
Spanish
Cedro Rojo.
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Cigar-box wood status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix III of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (August, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Mature cigar-box wood  
Mature cigar-box wood

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