EPPO Global Database

Khaya senegalensis(KHASE)

Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: KHASE
  • Preferred name: Khaya senegalensis
  • Authority: (Desrousseaux) Jussieu


Sénégal to Sudan, Guinée to Nigeria and Cameroon, Centrafrique, Uganda. Widely grown as a street tree in tropical countries. An internationally traded tropical timber. Introduced in Sri Lanka, Indochina (Vietnam, Cambodia), China (including Taiwan), USA (Florida), Cuba, Puerto Rico

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Swietenia senegalensis Desrousseaux

Common names
Name Language
African mahogany English
Senegal mahogany English
Gambia-Mahagonibaum German
acajou cailcédrat French
acajou du Sénégal French
bisselon French
fēi zhōu liàn Chinese
非洲楝 Chinese