Cedro veneer

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Characteristics of Cedro veneer

Latin name:

Cedrela odorata; Fam. Meliaceae

Other names:

Cedrela, Central American Cedar, Red Cedar, Honduras Cedar, Calicedro, Yalam, Tabasco Cedar


aromatic, moderately lightweight hardwood with medium to intense luster, usually straight grained, but sometimes slightly interlocked, easily workable, rot and highly termite resistant heartwood, useful in many applications and therefor of high commercial importance, suitable for slicing and peeling, often used as Mahogany substitute; endangered species/CITES permit mandatory

Wood color:

sapwood pale gray to reddish gray, heartwood yellowish brown to reddish brown, darkening under influence of light to a deep red brown


tropical Central and South America: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela, Guyana, Brazil. ***Cedrela odorata is an endangered specie and may only be traded with CITES permit.***


panelings, furnitures, frames, windows, floorings, cigar boxes, plywood, boatbuilding, musical instruments, carvings, construction wood for low duty in interior and exterior purposes

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