Swietenia Jacq.

First published in Enum. Syst. Pl.: 4 (1760)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Bolivia and Brazil, Florida to Caribbean.

Distribution

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Turks-Caicos Is.

Introduced into:

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

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Pennington, T.D. [13257], Bolivia 56014.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132326 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides

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