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Burkea africana

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologydeciduous, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1436844Soil texturelightlight
Rainfall (annual)650850600900Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2225Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 6001370Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH574.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-8Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.fireAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragesap
materialdye/tanninroots
materialdye/tanninfruits
materialdye/tanninstems
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsstems
medicinalsensory applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots