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Cedrela odorata (Cigar Box Wood) is a species of tree in the family Meliaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix iii. They are native to Amapá, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Brazil, Caatinga, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Acre (Brazil), Santa Catarina, Cerrado, GoiáS, Puerto Rico, Paraná, Ceará, SãO Paulo, Amazônia, Espirito Santo, Sergipe, RondôNia, ParaíBa, Argentina, Mato Grosso, Pará, Maranhao, U.S. Virgin Islands, Rio De Janeiro, Mata Atlântica, Mexico, Alagoas, Distrito Federal, Pernambuco, and The Neotropics. They have compound, broad leaves, green flowers, and capsule fruit. Individuals can grow to 32 m.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_III
  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/23525/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Cigar-box Wood. View this species on GBIF