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Meliaceae -- Mahogany family

    Barbara B. Cintron

    Cedro hembra (Cedrela odorata) is the most commercially  important and widely distributed species in the genus CedrelaKnown as Spanish-cedar in English commerce, the aromatic wood  is in high demand in the American tropics because it is naturally  termite- and rot-resistant. Cedro is widespread but never very  common throughout moist tropical American forests; its numbers  are continuing to be reduced by exploitation without successful  regeneration. An understanding of the exacting site requirements  and of associated damage by insects is needed for productive  plantations.

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Barbara B. Cintron

Source: Silvics of North America

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