Most visitors to Mexico consider Colonial-style furniture as being "typically Mexican," though Mexicans refer to it as Spanish. French-style as well as modern furniture is produced here and there throughout Mexico. Construction centers for Colonial-style furniture are located in Mexico City, Taxco, Puebla, and Jalostotitlán, Jalisco.
Favored native woods for Mexican furniture making are:
cedro.........Spanish Cedar (Cedrela mexicana)
caoba.........Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)
primavera.....Springbells (Tabebua donnell-smithii)
ayacahuite....Mexican White Pine (Pinus ayacahuiteI)
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