Taxon: Cedrela fissilis Vell.

Genus: Cedrela
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 9680
Place of publication: Fl. flumin. 75. 1829 ("1825"); icon. 2: t. 68. 1831 ("1827")
Name Verified on: 04-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Dec-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix III: ([populations of Bolivia])
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, - Minas Gerais, - Para, - Santa Catarina
    • Central America: Costa Rica - Limon; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela - Barinas
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Misiones, - Salta, - Tucuman
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Beni; Colombia - Antioquia; Ecuador; Peru - Cuzco, - Huanuco, - Loreto, - San Martin


  • Arcery, J. et al. 2006. CITES I-II-III Timber species manual (USDA/APHIS)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Pennington, T. D. 1981. Meliaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 28:361-367.
  • Pennington, T. D. & A. N. Muellner A monograph of Cedrela (Meliaceae). 2010 (Monog Cedrela)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)


Check other web resources for Cedrela fissilis Vell. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.