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Common name

English: Senegal Mahogany

German: Afrikanischer Mahagonibaum

Mandarin: 非洲楝 (fei zhou lian)

Portuguese: Mogno Africano


Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Sapindales (68)

        Family: Meliaceae (4)(family description)

          Genus: Khaya (1)

            Epithet: senegalensis (Desr.) A. Juss. (5)

senegalensis => from the banks of the river Senegal in West-Africa


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow, beige, white

External links

Check for Khaya senegalensis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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