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Combretum aculeatum

Description
Life formshrubPhysiologysingle stem
Habiterect, climber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301545Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)300700250800Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--1520Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), desert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalsensory applicationsbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots