Mahogany Tree Pictures

Mahogany Tree Welcome

On the Mahogany Tree page you will find lots of nice pictures of mahogany trees.

Mahogany Tree Facts

You will find a lot of wonderful information on mahogany trees, including facts about the mahogany tree species, planting information.

This is valuable and useful information that can help you to learn more about the mahogany tree.

Mahogany Trees

Full size each mahogany tree picture you like, just click on the mahogany image to enlarge the mahogany tree photo

Enjoy these magnificent pictures of mahogany trees.

Mahogany Tree Pictures, Photos & Images of Mahogany Trees

mahogany tree pic
Mahogany Trees Pictures, Photo & Image of Old Mahogany Tree
mahogany tree pic

Mahogany Tree Picture

Mahogany

Mahogany Tree

mahogany tree
mahogany tree trunk
Mahogany Tree Pictures, Photo & Image of Large Mahogany Tree
Mahogany Tree Pictures, Photo & Image of Nursery of Mahogany Trees
mahogany tree picture
mahogany tree
spanish mahogany tree
mahogany trees
nice mahogany tree
young mahogany tree
mahogany trees
mahogany tree
spanish mahogany
Mahogany Trees: Picture of Mahogany Wood Boat

Mahogany Tree Types: List of Different Types of Mahogany Tree

  • African Mahogany Tree
  • American Mahogany Tree, also known as Kentucky Coffee Tree
  • Brazilian Mahogany Tree
  • Caribbean Mahogany Tree, this type of mahogany tree is extremely rare.
  • Hawaiian Mahogany Tree, also known as Koa
  • Honduras Mahogany Tree, often called true or genuine mahogany
  • Philippine Mahogany Tree
  • Santos Mahogany Tree

Mahogany Tree Facts, Information on Types of Mahogany Trees

Here is some general information on the mahogany tree.

The name mahogany is used when referring to numerous varieties of dark-colored hardwood. It is a native American word originally used for the wood of the species Swietenia mahagoni, known as West Indian or Cuban mahogany.

The term was next applied to the wood of Swietenia macrophylla, which is closely related, and known as Honduras mahogany. Both are from the Meliaceae family.

Today, all species of Swietenia grown in their native locations are listed by CITES, and are therefore protected. Both Swietenia mahagoni, and Swietenia macrophylla were introduced into several Asian countries at the time of the restrictions imposed on American mahogany in the late 1990s and both are now successfully grown and harvested in plantations in those countries. The world's supply of genuine mahogany today comes from these Asian plantations, notably from India, Fiji, Bangladesh, and Indonesia.

Species of Swietenia cross-fertilise readily when they grow in proximity; the hybrid between S. mahagoni and S. macrophylla is widely planted for its timber. Mahogany is the national tree of Dominican Republic and Belize. It also appears on the national seal of Belize.

Commom Uses of Mahogany Wood

Mahogany has a generally straight grain and is usually free of voids and pockets. It has a reddish-brown color, which darkens over time, and displays a reddish sheen when polished. It has excellent workability, and is very durable. Historically, the tree's girth allowed for wide boards from traditional mahogany species. These properties make it a favorable wood for crafting cabinets and furniture.

Much of the first-quality furniture made in the American colonies from the mid 18th century, when the wood first became available to American craftsmen, was made of mahogany. Mahogany is still widely used for fine furniture; however, the rarity of Cuban mahogany and over harvesting of Honduras mahogany has diminished their use. Mahogany also resists wood rot, making it attractive in boat construction. It is also often used for musical instruments, particularly the backs of acoustic guitars and drums shells because of its ability to produce a very deep, warm tone compared to other commonly used woods such as Maple or Birch.

A wide variety of electric guitars are also made with mahogany, notably the famous Gibson Les Paul, which uses a sandwiched body with a maple cap over a mahogany core. The tighter grain of maple generally yields a brighter tone, the combination of woods produce a warm, rounded tone with great sustain, as well as weight, for which the guitar is famous. The Gibson SG, and most of the PRS Guitars among others make use of Mahogany for the entire body, and often for the neck as well.

Thank you for visiting our Mahogany Tree Pictures, please come back soon for some more great tree pictures!

Impressive Tree Pictures

Collection of Impressive Tree Images

Autumn Fall Trees Images Bermuda Tree Photos
Christmas Tree Pictures Hibiscus Tree Flowers
Winter Tree Pictures Impressive Tree Pictures
Forest Tree Paths Photos Oak Tree Pictures
Cedar Trees Photos Pine Tree Pictures

Trees: Recent Tree Photos, Pics & Images

Tree Picture, Apple Tree Orchard Photo
Christmas Tree: Picture Photo of Xmas Trees
Maples: Sugar Maple Tree Leaf

Palm Tree Pictures

Beech Trees

Palm Trees

Tree Picture, Apple Tree Orchard Photo
Christmas Tree: Picture Photo of Xmas Trees
Maples: Sugar Maple Tree Leaf

Oak Tree Gallery

Christmas Trees

Maple Trees

Tree Picture, Apple Tree Orchard Photo
Tree Picture, Apple Fruit Tree Photo
Tree Pictures, Palm Trees Pic, Bermuda

Apple Tree Photo Gallery

Apple Tree Images

Palm Trees Gallery

Tree Picture, Identify Japanese Maple Tree Photo, Japanese Maples Tree Image
Tree Picture, Identify Scotch Pine Tree Photo, Pines Tree Images
Tree Picture, Identify Willow Tree Photo, Weeping Willow Tree Images

Japanese Maple Trees

Pine Tree Gallery

Willow Trees Category

Tree Pictures Online can be viewed in over 50 Languages

To view Tree Pictures Online tree categories in your preferred language choose the "Select Language" on the scroll down menu to your language ... then wait a moment and new Tree Pictures pages will appear. Enjoy these Tree Pictures.

EnglishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussianSpanish

Tree wallpaper images can make beautiful backgrounds on your computer`s desktop. See our tree wallpaper photographs link in the left tree categories.

Thank you for visiting our Tree Pictures at TreePicture Online.com, please come back soon for more great tree photos!

Pictures Sites

Fireplace Pictures - Tree Pictures - Gazebo Pictures

Church Pictures Fall Pictures Manufactured Home Pictures
Log Siding Shadow Puppets Caribbean Islands

Play Touch Games Pictures of Winter Shadow Puppet Pictures Waterfall Pictures
Resume Samples Make Hot Pictures Job Application Forms

Tree Pictures