Swietenia macrophylla King

 
  • Family : MELIACEAE
    (Mahogany Or Neem Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEEM FAMILY (नीम फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Swietenia macrophylla King
  • Common name : Honduras Mahogany, Large-leaved Mahagony
  • Vernacular name : Hebbevu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Planted in avenues and gardens.
  • Key identification features : A lofty evergreen tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Aurangabad district, Jalna district, Parbhani district, Hingoli district, Beed district, Nanded district, Osmanabad district, Latur district
  • Native : Central America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Swietenia macrophylla. Downloaded on 15 April 2021.

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