Melia

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Melia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/melia/). Accessed 2021-11-30.

Family

  • Meliaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

family
A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Melia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/melia/). Accessed 2021-11-30.

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.