Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq.

 
  • Family : MELIACEAE
    (Mahogany Or Neem Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEEM FAMILY (नीम फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELIACEAE
  • Basionym : Cedrela mahagoni L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq.
  • Common name : West Indian Mahogany, Small-leaved Mahagony
  • Vernacular name : Mahogany (Kannada); Magahani (Tamil); Mahaa-goni chettu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Planted in avenues and gardens.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Nagpur district, Pune district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Cuddalore district, Villipuram district
  • Native : America
  • World Distribution : Tropical America, also cultivated elsewhere
  • 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; 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 mahagoni. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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