Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Red Cedar Cedrela odorata

Classification

Meliaceae [family]
Cedrela [genus] (1)
odorata [species]

Classification

Meliaceae [family]
Cedrela [genus] (1)
odorata [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Native to southern America and northern America.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Howard, R.A. 1988. Dicotyledoneae - Part 1. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 4: 673. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • Stoffers, A.L. 1984. Meliaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 315-320.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]