EPPO Global Database

Khaya anthotheca(KHAAN)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: KHAAN
  • Preferred name: Khaya anthotheca
  • Authority: (Welwitsch) de Candolle


Sudan, Guinée to Centrafrique, Zaïre, East Africa, Angola to Mozambique. An internationally traded tropical timber. Introduced in Bangladesh, northern South Africa

Common names
Name Language
African mahogany English
smooth-barked African mahogany English
Uganda mahogany English
ostafrikanischer Mahagonibaum German
acajou blanc French
acajou d'Afrique French
mogno Portuguese
mogno-branco Portuguese
mogno-de-áfrica Portuguese