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Monochoria hastata

Description
Life formherbPhysiologysingle stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.25351638Soil textureheavyheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)1500200010004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1515Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH56.547Soil 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.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsbark
food & beveragemineralsbark
animal food (feed)starchbuds
animal food (feed)vitaminsbuds
animal food (feed)mineralsbuds
medicinal
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant