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Capparis tomentosa

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologydeciduous, single stem, multi stem
Habiterect, climber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.24341640Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)50010003001250Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude1053033Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 12002300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.5868.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
poisonmammalsleaves
poisonmammalsroots
medicinalsensory applicationsleaves
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsleaves
medicinalrespiratory applicationsleaves
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
environmentalliving fenceentire plant