Toona calantas

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Toona calantas
Toona calantas (Philippine mahogany) seeds - 3.jpeg
Seeds of the Toona calantas, still contained in a capsule.
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Meliaceae
Genus: Toona
Species: T. calantas
Binomial name
Toona calantas
Merr. & Rolfe

Toona calantas is a species of tree in the mahogany family. It is found in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1] It is commonly known as kalantas (also spelled calantas), Philippine cedar, or Philippine mahogany (although the latter is also applied to members of the unrelated genus Shorea).[2]

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  1. ^ Asian Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Viet Nam) 1998. Toona calantas. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.
  2. ^ ASEAN Tropical Plant Database. "Toona calantas Merr. & Rolfe". National Institute of Environmental Research, Republic of Korea. Retrieved December 12, 2013.