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Colchicum autumnale

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategorymaterials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1020624Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)80010005001400Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetemperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialdye/tanninflowers
materialwaxesbark
materialgums/resinsbark
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
poisonmammalsentire plant
medicinalskin applicationsseeds
medicinalskin applicationsbark
medicinalsensory applicationsseeds
medicinalsensory applicationsbark
medicinalimmune system applicationsseeds
medicinalimmune system applicationsbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsbark