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Erythrina edulis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategorypulses (grain legumes), forage/pasture, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1522525Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)60015004501800Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.574.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
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
perennial cropsinter-plantingcoffee, cacao, pepper, betel, grape

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)proteinfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinalskin applicationsstems
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsseeds
medicinalsensory applicationsflowers
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalsupportentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalpioneerentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves