About Buah Tunjuk Langit / Swietenia Macrophylla / Sky Fruit / Mahogany / 向天果 (Xiang Tian Guo)
- Buah Tunjuk Langit (Swietenia Macrophylla) or commonly known as Sky fruit.
- The are medium-sized to large trees growing to 20 – 45m tall, and up to 2m trunk diameter.
- The leaves are 10 – 30cm long, pinnate with 3-6 pairs of leaﬂets with no terminal leaﬂet, each measuring 5 – 15cm long. The leaves are deciduous to semi-evergreen, falling shortly before the new foliage grows.
- The small ﬂowers are produced in loose inﬂorescences, with ﬁve white to greenish-yellowish petals. The fruit is a pear-shaped ﬁve-valve capsule 8cm – 20cm long, containing numerous winged seeds about 5-9cm long.