Botanical name: Khaya senegalensis Family: Meliaceae (Neem family)
Synonyms: Swietenia senegalensis
African Mahogany is a majestic, tall tree, native to Africa. It is a tree with shining leaves, up to 100 ft tall, with wide dense crown and thick trunk. Leaves are compound, with leaflets usually drying pale glaucous green, 3-4 pairs, oblong or oblong-elliptic, more than twice as long as broad, rounded or blunt or sometimes pointed at the tip, 6-12 cm long, 2-5 cm broad. Flowers are normally have parts in fours. Sepals are pale green, petals and staminal tube are cream colored, the latter pinkish below. Fruit is normally 4-valved, 4-6 cm in diameter.
The flower labeled African Mahogany is ...