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Bixa orellana

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologyevergreen, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281536Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)1500200012502500Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2025Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.57.54.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food additivecolorantfruits
food additivecondiment/seasoningseeds
materialdye/tanninfruits
materialtimber woodbark
materialfibresstems
materialgums/resinsexudates
medicinalblood system applicationsleaves
medicinalnutritional applicationsleaves
medicinalskin applicationsleaves
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves
medicinalrespiratory applicationsleaves
medicinalblood system applicationsstems
medicinalnutritional applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsstems
medicinalnervous system applicationsstems
medicinalimmune system applicationsstems
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsseeds
medicinalrespiratory applicationsseeds
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsbulbs
medicinalblood system applicationsbulbs
medicinalskin applicationsbulbs
medicinaldigestive system applicationsflowers
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant