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Brachystegia spiciformis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, deciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.14281035Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)60011005001200Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2350Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest1Killing temp. early growth1
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
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialhoneyflowers
materialdye/tanninstems
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
medicinalsensory applicationsroots
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant