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  mahogany (seed pods)

 

Thailand

Mahogany is a large tree, most easily recognized by its woody seed pods.

 

The fruits consist of woody capsules that enclose numerous long, flat, winged seeds.

 

  mahogany (seed pods)

 

  mahogany (seed pods)

 

The fruits sometimes fall to the ground, and when this happens on a hard surface, it might break open, revealing the winged seeds.

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