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Cedrelopsis grevei
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dried Cedrelopsis grevei
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Cedrelopsis
C. grevei
Binomial name
Cedrelopsis grevei

Katafa crassisepalum Costantin & Poisson


It grows in dry, subarid and subhumid bioclimates, on the West coast in the provinces of Toliara (Tuléar), Mahajanga and Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in altitudes from 0–900 m. It grows as bushlike tree with a diameter of 0.2 to 1.5 m, reaching a height of 2–9 m. Leave size is 12–20 cm x 6–8 cm.[3]


Its stem bark and leaves are used for the production of essential oil that is used in traditional medicine to relieve malaria, fever and muscular fatigue[4]

Its wood is used for construction purposes.[5]


Cedrelopsis grevei is considered being of Least concern (LC).[6]


  • Katafa crassisepalum Costantin & Poiss. [7]


  • Hist. Phys. Madagascar 34(4): , atlas 2, t. 25,1893
  1. ^ Rabarison, H. 2018. Cedrelopsis grevei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T70102674A70163462. Accessed on 14 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Cedrelopsis grevei Baill. & Courchet". Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved July 11, 2020.
  3. ^ Contribution à la Réalisation de la Pharmacopée malgache by M.N.M.Randovoson 2004, University of Antananarivo
  4. ^[permanent dead link] (.pdf, accessed 31.03.2012).
  5. ^ Madagascar Woodland (accessed 31.03.2012)
  6. ^ Tropicos
  7. ^
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