African Mahogany is a long tree 150' tall, from West Coast Africa. It is also known as Sapeli. It is Golden to Dark Reddish Brown. Colour tends to darken with age. Khaya is a genus of five tree species in the mahogany family Meliaceae. The timber of Khaya is called African mahogany and is valued as a substitute to American mahogany (of the genus Swietenia). Grain is interlocked and sometimes wavy. Fine uniform texture and good natural luster. It has a distinct, cedar-like scent while being worked.
Color: Reddish Brown