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Calathea allouia

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryroots/tubers, materials, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22311635Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)100020007002800Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightlight shade

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome gardenCrop cycle300365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
arable irrigatedinter-croppingcassava, plantain, coffeelowlow

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchroots
food & beverageproteinroots
food & beveragemineralsroots
materialother material/chemicalsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
environmentalagroforestryentire plant