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Cedrela odorata
(Meliaceae)

Barbados cedar, Mexican cedar, Spanish cedar, West Indian cedar, cedrela, cigar box cedar

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Species description or overview

Information about Cedrela odorata from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
Information about Cedrela odorata is available from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) (a product of IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group [ISSG]).

Cedrela odorata information from PIER
Information on Cedrela odorata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Cedrela odorata description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Cedrela odorata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cedrela odorata
Nomenclatural information about Cedrela odorata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cedrela odorata information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cedrela odorata, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Cedrela odorata
Nomenclatural information about Cedrela odorata is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Cedrela odorata (Meliaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cedrela odorata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Cedrela odorata impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Cedrela odorata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

Cedrela odorata weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Cedrela odorata for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Control methods

Cedrela odorata management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Cedrela odorata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Cedrela odorata (Meliaceae) (West Indian cedar)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cedrela odorata (Meliaceae) (West Indian cedar) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Bischofia to Cryptomeria images and weed risk assessment scores
Images of trees Bischofia to Cryptomeria, and their weed risk assessment scores, listed alphabetically, are from the University of Hawaii Forestry Extension.

Cedrela odorata images from PIER
Images of Cedrela odorata provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.

Cedrela odorata worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Cedrela odorata is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


Full-text articles

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens
Dawson, Wayne, Ahmed S. Mndolwa, David F. R. P. Burslem, and Philip E. Hulme. 2008. Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens. Biodiversity Conservation. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008.


Experts

Cedrela odorata contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Cedrela odorata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Cedrela odorata references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Cedrela odorata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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