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Teramnus labialis

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategorypulses (grain legumes), forage/pasture, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.17271036Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)75015005002500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude10-2529Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinity
Soil PH6859Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-3Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.drought, grazing/browsingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual), large scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingAxonopus fissifolius, Bothriochloa pertusa, Stenotaphrum secundatum, Macroptilium atropurpureum, Neonotonia wightii, Vigna parkerilowlow
perennial cropsinter-croppingCitrus sinensis, Musa sp., Cocos nuciferamediummedium

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
medicinalsap