Honduras mahogany

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Noun1.Honduras mahogany - an important Central American mahogany tree
mahogany tree, mahogany - any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish
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Incidence of Hypsipyla grandella Zoller in Cedrela odorata and Swietenia humilis in an Agro Forestry System Taungya.
Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite loci in Swietenia humilis (Meliceae): an endangered tropical hardwood species.
Several species (Cedrela odorata, Cedrela fissilis, Cedrela tonduzii, Couratari guianensis, Couratari scottmorii, Dalbergia retusa, Dipteryx panamensis, Guaiacum sanctum, Oreomunnea pterocarpa, Parkia pendula, Prioria copaifera, Qualea paraensis, Swietenia humilis, Swietenia macrophylla, Tabebuia guayacan and Vantanea barborii) had positive ethanol extract fluorescence, but negative surface or water extract fluorescence (Table 3).
2002) en el caso de poblaciones de Swietenia humilis establecidas en un mosaico de bosque altamente fragmentado en Honduras, entre las que se ha mantenido intercambio genetico significativo sobre distancias de mas de 4,5km.