African Mahogany’s botanical name is Khaya ivorensis. It’s color is light pink to reddish-brown to tan-brown. The tree reaches heights of 140 feet with trunk diameter up to 72″ above large buttresses. The bole will measure 40-80 feet. The wood is relatively hard, works well, highly lustrous, polishes well, and is durable. It’s typical uses are furniture, cabinets, interiors, and boat building. It is found in West Africa, primarily Ivory Coast, Chana, and Nigeria.