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Commiphora africana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.23331840Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wide, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)4008002501000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH67.55.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)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.fireAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsroots
food & beveragemineralsroots
food additivecondiment/seasoningstems
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
medicinaldental applicationsfruits
environmentalliving fenceentire plant