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Sterculia foetida

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, materials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.18321636Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)110018009002000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH67.558Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)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
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragelipidsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)lipidsseeds
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
materialtimber woodbark
medicinalstems
medicinalleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsseeds