EPPO Global Database

Swietenia macrophylla(SWIMA)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SWIMA
  • Preferred name: Swietenia macrophylla
  • Authority: King

Notes

Indochina (Vietnam), Mexico, Central America, South America (Colombia to central Brazil). Introduced in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina (Thailand, Laos), Caribbean, South America (Venezuela)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Swietenia belizensis Lundell
Swietenia candollei Pittier

Common names
Name Language
broad-leaved mahogany English
Honduras mahogany English
Honduras-Mahagonibaum German
acajou du Honduras French
caoba de Honduras Spanish
mogano americano Italian
mogno-das-Honduras Portuguese