Mahogany

Botanical Name: Swietenia mahogany
English Name: Swietenia mahagoni
Local Name: Mahogany

More Information

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Unique identification feature
  •   Swietenia mahogany, Commonly known as American mahogany,Cuban Mahogany, small-leaved mahogany and West Indian mahogany, is a species of Swietenia native to Southern Florida in the United States and Islands in the Caribbean including the Bahamas, Cuba, Barbados, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Unique identification feature
  •    Leaffall - February to MarchFlowering  - April to NovemberFruiting  - April to November 
Planting and Care
  •   The Mahogany wood is an excellent wood and used for ship construction,furniture making and in the makings of musical instruments.The leaves and bark is used for control of the honey bee pest, etc.

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