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A genus of a few species of trees and shrubs, natives of the tropical and subtropical regions of the Old World. The family Meliaceae, to which the mahoganies belong, is scarcely to be met with outdoors in the British Isles, Cedrela sinensis being the only hardy representative.

Species articles