Plant Family


Family CN: Mahogany Family
Family Code: MELIAC
Family Parent: [in SAPINDALES]
Family Authority: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
Summary: A family of about 50 genera and 565-575 species, trees and shrubs, of tropical and subtropical areas. The only native member of the family in e. North America is Swietenia mahogani (Linnaeus) Jacquin (West Indian Mahogany), a very valuable timber tree which ranges north to s. FL.
Reference: Mabberley in Kubitzki (2011).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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