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Flemingia macrophylla

Description
Life formshrubPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, cover crop, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22281236Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1300220011003500Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2030Soil Al. toxlow (6-15% of CEC)high (<5% of CEC)
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5748Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle240365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
arable irrigatedinter-croppingclimbing legumes
grazingphase plantingBrachiaria decumbens, Centrosema mollelowlow

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalsupportentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
non-vertebrate foodvitaminsleaves
non-vertebrate foodmineralsleaves
materialdye/tanninfruits
medicinalskin applicationsleaves
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodbark
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant