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Cedrela P., Br. Hist. Jamaic. 158. 1756. Hiern in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:568. 1875; Brandis, Ind. Trees, 145.1911 ; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. ed. 3,70.1956.

  • Cedrella Scop.
  • Toona M.

    Tall trees. Leaves pinnate; leaflets entire to serrate, somewhat oblique. Flowers small, in terminal and sub-terminal panicles. Calyx short, 5-parted. Petals 5, free. Stamens 4-6, free; staminodes present or absent. Disc thick, lobed. Ovary 5-locular; stigma capitate. Fruit a septifragal capsule. Seeds many, winged.

    A genus of about 16 species, with a wide distribution in tropical Asia, Mexico to S. America and Australia. Represented in W. Pakistan by 2 species.

    1 Leaves paripinnate; leaflet margin slightly wavy to entire. Staminodes absent. Ovary hairy. Seeds winged at both ends.   Cedrela toona
    + Leaves imparipinnate; leaflet margin serrate. Stami-nodes present. Ovary glabrous. Seeds winged only at the apex.   Cedrela serrata

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