is a genus
of flowering trees of the family Fabaceae
(legumes). Species in this genus
are native to Africa and Asia.
Used primarily for wood. Some species have medicinal uses.
Afzelia africana is known by the common names "Afzelia" and "African mahogany". African Mahogany also refers to the genus Khaya of the family Meliaceae.
Afzelia qwanzensis is also known as "Pod mahogany" or "Rhodesian mahogany".