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Butyrospermum paradoxum ssp. parkii

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.29381843Soil textureheavy, medium, light, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)50010003001800Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude10102020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.fireAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
medicinalseeds
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelsnon-wood fuelseeds
food additiveemulsifierseeds
environmentalagroforestryentire plant