Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Mahogany Swietenia mahagoni

Classification

Meliaceae [family]
Swietenia [genus] (1)
mahagoni [species]

Classification

Meliaceae [family]
Swietenia [genus] (1)
mahagoni [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Distribution description Native to southern America and Florida.
    Notes on presence status Cultivated and subspontaneous.

    Publications

    • Boldingh, I. 1909. The flora of the Dutch West Indian Islands St. Eustatius, Saba and St. Martin. 321 pp. E.j. Brill., Leiden.
    • Debrot, A.O., Freitas, J.A. de 1999. Avifaunal and botanical survey of the Jan Thiel Lagoon Conservation Area, Curaçao. 28. Carmabi Foundation.
    • Howard, R.A. 1988. Dicotyledoneae - Part 1. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 4: 673. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • Mori, S.A., Gracie, C.A. 2007. Flowering Plants. Plants and Lichens of Saba Virtual Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden. [link]
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological Inventory of Saba. 87 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Stoffers, A.L. 1984. Meliaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 315-320.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]