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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Bolivia and Brazil, Florida to Caribbean.

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Turks-Caicos Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, French Guiana, Hainan, India, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Mauritius, Nicobar Is., Puerto Rico, Réunion, Seychelles, Solomon Is., Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Windward Is.

Swietenia Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Pennington, T.D. [13257], Bolivia 56014.000
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132326

First published in Enum. Syst. Pl.: 4 (1760)

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides
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