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Cinchona officinalis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1423727Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)2500350014004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1515Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 15003000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.34.87Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest7Killing temp. early growth7
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialdye/tanninstems
poisonstems
medicinalimmune system applicationsstems
environmentalagroforestryentire plant