Khaya senegalensis seed

  

 

 

 

 

Large usually deciduous tree growing to 30m in height. It has a smooth thick trunk, up to 1m in diameter with dark Grey bark. It has glossy pinnate mid green leaves forming a thick canopy. It flowers in axillary panicles of small creamy white blossoms. Small woody capsules to 8cm follow in the warmer months.
The high value African Mahogany Timber has been one of the most recognized, versatile and valued timber for several centuries. Its used in many flooring applications