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Peltophorum africanum

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologysemi evergreen, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20321638Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)100025007003000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2530Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-4Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)proteinfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
fuelsfuelwoodbark
poisonmammalsexudates
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalskin applicationsroots
medicinalsensory applicationsstems
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
medicinaldental applicationsleaves
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant