African Mahogany (Khaya spp. Khaya anthotheca, K. grandifoliola, K. ivorensis, K. senegalensis)
Common Names: African Mahogany, Khaya
Distribution: West Tropical Africa
Color/Appearance: Heartwood color is variable, ranging from a very pale pink to a deeper reddish brown. Quartersawn sections can show a striped or
Janka Hardness: 1,070 lbf
Allergies/Toxicity: Severe reactions are quite uncommon. There have been reports of common reactions which include eye and skin irritation.
Common Uses: Veneer, turned items, furniture, boatbuilding and interior trim