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Swietenia mahogani

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, semi evergreen, deciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.24321636Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)100020008002500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude15152828Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear 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.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle240330
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinalnutritional applicationsstems
medicinalblood system applicationsstems
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant