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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 vulnerable by IUCN and in cites appendix iii. They are native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Mexico, Ceará, Amapá, Maranhao, Santa Catarina, Espirito Santo, RondôNia, Pernambuco, ParaíBa, AmazôNia, Minas Gerais, Sergipe, SãO Paulo, GoiáS, Distrito Federal, Mata AtlâNtica, Acre (Brazil), Rio De Janeiro, AmazôNia, Cerrado, Alagoas, Pará, Caatinga, Bahia, Mato Grosso, Paraná, Mato Grosso Do Sul, and The Neotropics. They have compound, broad leaves and green flowers. Individuals can grow to 90 feet.

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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