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Hymenaea courbaril

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301636Soil texturelightheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)1500300012003500Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude--2530Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.86.84.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.drought, floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle240365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial cropsinter-culturecoffee

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragesugarfruits
food & beveragelipidsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
materialtimber woodbark
materialgums/resinsbark
materialgums/resinsroots
materialdye/tanninstems
fuelspetroleum substitutes/alcoholexudates