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Swietenia macrophylla


;Common names: Big Leaf Mahogany, Big-leaf Mahogany, Bigleaf Mahogany, Brazilian Mahogany, Honduras Mahogany, Large-leaved Mahogany, Sky Fruit, Tropical American Mahogany

Swietenia macrophylla is a species of plant in the Meliaceae family. It is found in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Venezuela. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Swietenia macrophylla. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.

DANIDA factsheet: Swietenia macrophylla (pdf file)

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