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Afzelia africana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20321040Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1200180010002500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1515Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
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.fireAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle240300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
fuelsfuelwoodbark
materialtimber woodbark
medicinalimmune system applications
medicinaldigestive system applications
medicinalgenitourinary system applications
materiallipids/oil & fatsfruits
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves