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Abelmoschus moschatus

Description
Life formherb, sub-shrubPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannual, biennial, perennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301035Soil texturemedium, organicmedium, organic
Rainfall (annual)100014009001500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2329Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5758Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
materialessential oilsseeds
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsseeds
medicinalblood system applicationsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsseeds
medicinalnervous system applicationsseeds
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsroots
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsleaves