It is a medium-sized semi-evergreen tree growing to 30–35 m (100 ft) tall. The leaves are pinnate, 12–25 cm long, with four to eight leaflets, each leaflet 5-6 cm long and 2-3 cm broad; there is no terminal leaflet. The flowers are small, produced in panicles. The fruit is a woody capsule 5-10 cm long and 3-6 cm broad, containing numerous winged seeds.
It is also grown as an ornamental tree in subtropical and tropical regions
The word Mahagony is a Hindi/Sanskrit word which is made of two basic words Maha+Gony, which means great (maha) qualities (gony).
Data on protective agents published by researchers at Jadavpur University, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology.
Sep 14, 2010; Current study results from the report, 'Antidiabetic and antioxidant activity of Swietenia mahagoni in streptozotocin-induced...
US Patent Issued to Doug Ingram and Sons Nursery on June 18 for "Swietenia Tree Named 'Ingram's Red'" (Florida Inventor)
Jun 18, 2013; ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 18 -- United States Patent no. PP23,670, issued on June 18, was assigned to Doug Ingram and Sons Nursery...