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Genus: Entandrophragma

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid II > Order: Sapindales > Family: Meliaceae

About 11 species, native to Africa, with two species native to southern Africa and a further species, Entandrophragma utile (Sapele mahogany), cultivated in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Entandrophragma caudatum

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Entandrophragma spicatum

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

Information from Glen (2002).

Entandrophragma utile (Sapele mahogany)

Native to tropical Africa.

 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 


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