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Ocotea usambarensis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategorymedicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1520830Soil texturemediummedium
Rainfall (annual)1200180010002500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--55Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 10002800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5656.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth-5
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
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinalskin applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinalrespiratory applicationsstems