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Melia azedarach L.
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Umbrella Cedar; Tulip Cedar; Texas Umbrella Tree; Persian Lilac; Chinaberry; Cape Lilac; Wyndet; Mindi Kechil; Bead Tree; Melia dubia Cav; Melia composita Willd; Melia australasica AJuss; Azedarach sempervirens var australasica AJuss Kuntze; Melia australis Sweet; Melia australis Sweet ex GDon; Chinaberrytree; Melia azederach

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma abdita @ BPI (1)

Phoma meliicola @ BPI (1)

Phoma petiolorum @ BPI (1)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Pestalotiopsis shearii @ 1111139B (1); 1111139A (1)
Auriculariaceae  Auricularia polytricha @ BPI (3)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Botryosphaeria fuliginosa @ BPI (1)

Botryosphaeria @ BPI (1)

Diplodia meliae @ 368646B (1); 368646A (1); BPI (2)

Diplodia natalensis @ BPI (1)

Macrophoma subconica @ BPI (2)

Macrophoma @ 359928A (1); 359928B (1)

Phyllosticta meliae @ BPI (1)
Cicadidae  Tibicen lyricen @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Corticiaceae  Corticium portentosum @ BPI (2)

Corticium salmonicolor @ BPI (1)

Rhizoctonia crocorum @ BPI (1)
Diaporthaceae  Phomopsis @ 1102328B (1); 1102328A (1)
Diaspididae  Aspidiotus cydoniae @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Aspidiotus nerii @ MEMU_ENT (11)

Hemiberlesia lataniae @ CSCA_TCN (1); MEMU_ENT (3)

Melanaspis tenebricosa @ MEMU_ENT (2)

Pseudaulacaspis pentagona @ MEMU_ENT (2)
Diatrypaceae  Diatrype azedarachae @ BPI (1)

Eutypa heteracantha @ BPI (2)

Eutypella glandulosa @ BPI (2)

Eutypella stellulata @ 576429A (1); 576429B (1)
Dothideaceae  Dothidea collecta @ BPI (1)
Elsinoaceae  Sphaceloma meliae @ BPI (4)
Melanconidaceae  Melanconium meliae @ BPI (1)

Pseudovalsa shearii @ BPI (1)

Rabenhorstia meliae @ BPI (1)
Miridae  Coridromius chenopoderis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Deraeocoris nebulosus @ MEMU_ENT (2)

Lygus lineolaris @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora leucosticta @ BPI (12)

Cercospora meliae @ 438269A (1); 438269B (1); BPI (10)

Cercospora subsessilis @ BPI (13)

Cercospora @ BPI (2)

Pseudocercospora subsessilis @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Fusarium azedarachinum @ BPI (3)

Fusarium sarcochroum @ BPI (4)

Fusisporium azedarachinum @ BPI (1)

Gibberella cyanogena @ BPI (1)

Nectria cinnabarina @ BPI (3)

Nectria coccinea @ BPI (2)

Nectria episphaeria @ BPI (2)

Nectria macrostoma @ BPI (1)

Nectria rubicarpa @ BPI (1)
Patellariaceae  Tryblidiella rufula @ BPI (3)
Peniophoraceae  Peniophora galochroa @ BPI (1)
Peronosporaceae  Pseudoperonospora portoricensis @ BPI (12)
Piesmatidae  Mcateella elongata @ AMNH_PBI (2)
Polyporaceae  Fomes meliae @ BPI (2)

Fomes obliquus @ BPI (1)

Fomes robustus @ BPI (1)

Fomes torulosus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus licnoides @ BPI (2)

Polyporus pavonius @ BPI (1)

Polyporus submurinus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus versicolor @ BPI (1)

Polyporus zonalis @ BPI (1)

Poria nigrescens @ BPI (1)

Poria @ BPI (3)
Psathyrellaceae  Ozonium omnivorum @ BPI (3)
Septobasidiaceae  Septobasidium heveae @ BPI (1)

Septobasidium sinuosum @ BPI (3)
Steccherinaceae  Odontia archeri @ BPI (1)
Stereaceae  Stereum albobadium @ BPI (1)
Stictidaceae  Stictis radiata @ BPI (1)
Valsaceae  Cytospora @ BPI (1)
Xylariaceae  Hypoxylon rubiginosum @ BPI (2)

Hypoxylon stygium @ BPI (2)

Sphaeria meliae @ BPI (1)
_  Aplosporella @ BPI (1)

Ascochytella meliae @ BPI (1)

Atractium flammeum @ BPI (2)

Botryodiplodia meliae @ BPI (2)

Cercoseptoria domingensis @ BPI (3)

Coniothecium @ BPI (1)

Melanops @ BPI (2)

Phymatotrichum omnivorum @ BPI (1)

Pseudodiplodia meliae @ BPI (1)

Pyrenochaeta @ BPI (1)

Sclerochaeta penicillata @ BPI (2)

Torula herbarum @ BPI (1)

Valsaria exasperans @ BPI (1)

Valsaria insitiva @ 619469B (1); 619469A (1); BPI (1)

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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
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 Order Sapindales  
 Family Meliaceae  
 Genus Melia  
  Melia azedarach    Linn., 1753 
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Melia azedarach L.
Chinaberrytree

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General Information
Symbol: MEAZ
Group: Dicot
Family: Meliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I
NAV   I
PB   I
PR   I
VI   I
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
MEAZU Melia azedarach L. var. umbraculifera Knox

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Sapindales
Family Meliaceae – Mahogany family
Genus Melia L. – melia
Species Melia azedarach L. – Chinaberrytree

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Melia azedarach Chinaberry tree Indian lilac lelah paraiso pride of India white cedar This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
FLEPPC Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. 1999. Invasive plant list . Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Florida.
SEEPPC Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council. 1996. Invasive exotic pest plants in Tennessee (19 October 1999). Research Committee of the Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Tennessee.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean UPL
Hawaii FACU
North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont UPL
Great Plains FACU
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (MEAZ)
Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (MEAZ)
USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (MEAZ)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (MEAZ)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (MEAZ)
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Tsukuba Botanical Garden: image (MEAZ)
University of Hawaii Botany Department: Alien Plants of Hawaii (MEAZ)
University of Hawaii Campus Plants: images (MEAZ)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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