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Cordia africana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.2530534Soil texturemedium, organicmedium, organic
Rainfall (annual)70015005002000Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--2030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 5502700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH564.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
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
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsstems
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalmulchleaves