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Rhizophora mucronata

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem, C3 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryforest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281532Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)1500250010003000Soil fertilityhigh
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitymedium (4-10 dS/m)high (>10 dS/m))
Soil PH6.77.26.57.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

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

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
materialdye/tanninstems
materialtimber woodbark
medicinalstems
environmentalerosion controlentire plant