Taxon: Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq.

 
Genus: Swietenia
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 35956
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 20. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 127. 1763)
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Cuban mahogany  (Source: F Neotrop) - English
  • Spanish mahogany  (Source: F Neotrop) - English
  • West Indian mahogany  (Source: F Neotrop) - English
  • acajou d'Amérique  (Source: pers. comm.) - French
  • mahogany d'Amérique  (Source: Zander ed17) - French
  • mogno  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • mogno-de-folhas-pequenas  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • mogno-do-Caribe  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • mogno-verdadeiro  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • kubamahogny  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Materials: wood (fide F Males 12:18. 1995, original source of mahogany)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  6. Fouché, J.-G. 1999. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Howard, R. A. 1973. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin J. Arnold Arbor. 54:435-470.
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  11. Luna, R. K. Plantation trees. (Plantation Trees)
  12. Pennington, T. D. 1981. Meliaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 28:401-405.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):447.
  15. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  16. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35956. Accessed 24 May 2018.