Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq.

First published in Enum. Syst. Pl.: 20 (1760)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Florida to Caribbean. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Bahamas, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Haiti, Jamaica, Turks-Caicos Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Marianas, Mauritius, Nicobar Is., Puerto Rico, Réunion, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 69: 79-1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wongprasert, T., Phengklai, C. & Boonthavikoon, T. (2011). A synoptic account of the Meliaceae of Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 39: 210-266.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Flora of the Cayman Islands

  • Jacq., Enum. Syst. Pl. Carib. 20 (1760).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 69: 79-1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wongprasert, T., Phengklai, C. & Boonthavikoon, T. (2011). A synoptic account of the Meliaceae of Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 39: 210-266.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Dale, Introd. Trees Uganda: 66 (1953);.
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 318 (1949).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wilson, P. [7434] Bahamas, The K000816639 No
Sandwith, N.Y. [s.n.] Barbados K004794016 Yes
Eggers [4128] Bahamas, The K000816641 No
Lundell, C.L.; Lundell, A.A. [17549] United States K004793923 Yes
Barrier, S. [3567] Guadeloupe K000816599 No
Lamont, J.; et al. [s.n.] Trinidad and Tobago K000816636 No
[Brace] [478] Bahamas, The K000816635 No
Hawthorne, W.D.; Cable, S.; Wise, R. [458] Grenada K000816600 No
Curtiss, A.H. [411] United States K004793922 Yes
Smith, H.H.; Smith, G.W. [1627] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines K000816633 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Bolivia K004794076 Yes
Hart, J.H. [6091] Trinidad and Tobago K000380879 Unknown Type Material Yes
Curran, H.M.; Haman, M. [233] Curacao K000816616 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000816638 No
Bingham, M.G. [12279] Zambia K001636220 Yes
Fendler, A. [243] Trinidad and Tobago K004794019 Yes
s.coll. [6088] Trinidad and Tobago K000816617 No
[Alfred G. Large] [s.n.] Barbados K004794017 Yes
Simpson, J.H. [485] United States K004793921 Yes
Barthelat, F.; Sifari, B.A. [1051] Mayotte K004793919 Yes
Small, J.K.; Carter, J.J. [8743] Bahamas, The K004794015 Yes
John, I.; Northup, A. [676] Bahamas, The K000817105 No
Colque, O.; Jimenez, C.; Cruz, E. [303] Bolivia K004794075 Yes
Arnoldo, F. [1072] Curacao K000816597 No
[Rev LG] [s.n.] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines K000816598 No
s.ocll. [6738] Trinidad and Tobago K000816637 No
[R.N. Parker] [s.n.] K004793918 Yes
Hart, J.H. [6088] Trinidad and Tobago K004794018 Yes

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