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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")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix III:
  • Materials: wood (timber)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, [Limón] Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Barinas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Minas Gerais, Pará, Santa Catarina]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [El Beni] Colombia, [Antioquia] Ecuador, Peru [Cusco, Huánuco, Loreto, San Martín]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Misiones, Salta, Tucumán]


  1. Arcery, J. et al. 2006. CITES I-II-III Timber species manual. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  4. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  5. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  6. Pennington, T. D. & A. N. Muellner. 2010. A monograph of Cedrela (Meliaceae)
  7. Pennington, T. D. 1981. Meliaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 28:361-367.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9680. Accessed 22 February 2020.