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Pontederia cordata

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.14241030Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wide, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)80012005001500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude24205052Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH67.55.58Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonesubtropical humid (Cf), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-25Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.drought
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchseeds
food & beverageleaves
food & beverageentire plant
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant