Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

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:
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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:
  • 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. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  5. Fouché, J.-G. 1999. pers. comm. Note: re. French common names
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Howard, R. A. 1973. The Enumeratio and Selectarum of Nicolaus von Jacquin. J. Arnold Arbor. 54:435-470.
  8. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  10. Luna, R. K. 1996. Plantation trees. Note: International Book Distributors
  11. Pennington, T. D. 1981. Meliaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 28:401-405.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(1):447.
  14. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  15. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  16. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35956. Accessed 23 July 2019.