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Erythrina abyssinica

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.16261030Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)80020006002500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 12502400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH45.53.56.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)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)proteinleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialdye/tanninstems
materialdye/tanninroots
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsstems
medicinalsensory applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsstems
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsroots
medicinalskin applicationsleaves
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalmulchleaves