Khaya anthotheca (PROSEA)

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Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) C. DC.


Khaya agboensis A. Chev., Khaya euryphylla Harms, Khaya nyasica Baker f.

Vernacular names

  • Uganda mahogany, white mahogany (En). Acajou blanc (Fr).


Tropical Africa, from Guinea and Liberia towards Uganda and Angola; introduced into many tropical countries, in South-East Asia in Indonesia (Java) and Peninsular Malaysia.