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* F. H. Titmuss, ''Commercial Timbers of the World'', The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965

Revision as of 15:13, 3 September 2020

MFA Acc. #: 1980.171

Description

A cedar tree, Cedrala mexicana, native to Central America. The Honduras cedar produces a reddish-brown, straight-grain wood. It is durable and has been used for boat-planking, cabinetry, and carving.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Cedrala mexicana; Cedrala odorata; Cedrala mexicana; Cedrala odorata; cedro de las indias (Esp.); cedro das Honduras (Port.); cigar-box cedar; Spanish cedar; Mexican cedar; West Indian cedar; Central American cedar

Spanish cedar (Cedrala mexicana)

Physical and Chemical Properties

Density 28-45 ppcf

Resources and Citations

  • F. H. Titmuss, Commercial Timbers of the World, The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965

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