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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Plant species include Plumeria rubra (Apocynaceae); Bursera simaruba (Burseraceae); Nopalea guatemalensis, Opuntia decumbens, Pilocereus leucocephalus, Stenocereus pruinosus, Stenocereus eichlami (Cactaceae); Acacia picachensis, Leucaena collinsii, Lysiloma divaricatum, Mimosa platycarpa (Mimosaceae); Swietenia humilis (Meliaceae); Ximenia americana (Olacaceae); Bonellia macrocarpa (Theophrastaceae); and Karwinskia calderonii (Rhamnaceae).
One of the rare examples with non-cultivated tropical American plant species showing the prospective use of microsatellite is the CITES protected timber tree Mahogany (Swietenia humilis Zucc.
(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.
Las especies Pereskia lychnidiflora y Swietenia humilis se incluyen en la lista de CITES en el apendice II; ademas, la ultima esta categorizada como vulnerable en la relacion de IUCN (CONABIO, 2012).
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).