Philippine mahogany

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Philippine mahogany is a common name for several different species of trees and their wood.

  • Botanically, the name refers to the species Toona calantas in the mahogany family Meliaceae.
  • In the US timber trade, it is often applied to wood of the genus Shorea in the dipterocarp family Dipterocarpaceae; however, it is not a mahogany.