African Cedar or Budongo Heavy Mahogany (Entandrophragama utile)

African Cedar or Budongo Heavy Mahogany (Entandrophragama utile)

African Cedar or Budongo Heavy Mahogany
(Entandrophragama utile)
Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda

IUCN Red list – Vulnerable.
Produces excellent timber, similar to that of mahoghany – used for furniture, canoes, decorative veneers. Heavily exploited.

(Also known as Ashanti cedar, feather sepele, mahogany, mufumbi mahogany, sipo mahogany.)

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