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Khaya senegalensis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, deciduous
HabiterectCategorymaterials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.29381342Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)80013006501500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude881515Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH564.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
materialtimber woodbark
materialgums/resinsexudates
materialdye/tanninstems
medicinalstems
fuelsfuelwoodbark