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Pterocarpus indicus

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysemi evergreen, deciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.24321237Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)2000300015003500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--1010Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

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.fire, wind
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
food & beveragemineralsflowers
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninstems
medicinalstems
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant