Cedrelopsis grevei

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Cedrelopsis grevei Baill. also known as Katrafay or Kathrafay is an endemic bush tree from Madagascar.

Distribution

It grows in dry, subarid and subhumid bioclimates, on the West coast in the provinces of Toliara (Tuléar), Mahajanga and Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in altitudes from 0–900 m. It grows as bushlike tree with a diameter of 0.2 to 1.5 m, reaching a height of 2–9 m. Leave size is 12–20 cm x 6–8 cm.[2]

Uses

Its stem bark and leaves are used for the production of essential oil that is used in traditional medicine to relieve malaria, fever and muscular fatigue[3]

Its wood is used for construction purposes.[4]

Ecology

Cedrelopsis grevei is considered being of Least concern (LC).[5]

Synonyms

  • Katafa crassisepalum Costantin & Poiss. [6]

References

  • Hist. Phys. Madagascar 34(4): , atlas 2, t. 25,1893
  1. ^ "Cedrelopsis grevei Baill. & Courchet". Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved July 11, 2020.
  2. ^ Contribution à la Réalisation de la Pharmacopée malgache by M.N.M.Randovoson 2004, University of Antananarivo
  3. ^ www.uu.nl (.pdf, accessed 31.03.2012).
  4. ^ eoearth.org. Madagascar Woodland (accessed 31.03.2012)
  5. ^ Tropicos
  6. ^ tropicos.org
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Cedrelopsis grevei: Brief Summary

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Cedrelopsis grevei Baill. also known as Katrafay or Kathrafay is an endemic bush tree from Madagascar.

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