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Khaya anthotheca

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.18281436Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)60016005001800Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH574.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinalimmune system applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsseeds
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant