Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Khaya nyasica (East African Mahogany)

Khaya anthotheca
height : 5 m
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Khaya anthotheca
height : 9 m (30 ft)

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Common names : East African Mahogany, White Mahogany, Nyasaland
Family : Meliaceae
Ganus : Khaya.
Syn : Khaya anthotheca
Similar tree : Khaya ivorensis

Khaya nyasica, is native to tropical Africa. It is always confused with Khaya ivorensis due to its similar appearance. This plant is also grown in tropical  Asia and tropical America.