He is a native of Asia; in Europe it came thanks to the Arabs. It was represented in Greek-Roman frescoes and mosaics; Pliny the Elder knew him and mentioned him in his treatises and collections. Even Ludovico Ariosto, in the Orlando Furioso, describes the fruits and flowers and the majesty of the plant. The peel and its flowers are widely used in perfumery and for making candied fruit. Cedar is the symbol of capricious beauty.