Chloroxylon swietenia
  • Description
    Medium sized tree to 10 meters; decidious; rough bark; thornless.
  • Habit
    Normally found in the understory, only if the canopy is recently removed is found in the open sun.
  • Landscape Information
    Drought tolerant, beautiful foliage, relatively fast growing.
  • Uses
    Paste made from the leaves is applied externally for wounds and prescribed for rheumatism. Wood is the Satin wood, used for posts, agricultural implements and utensils