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Bauhinia variegata

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, vegetables, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1238547Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)60022004002500Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude--3030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.fire
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
food & beveragemineralsflowers
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialfibresstems
materialgums/resinsstems
materialdye/tanninstems
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsstems
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant