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Clitoria ternatea

Description
Life formvine, shrubPhysiologymulti stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, cover crop
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.19281532Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120018004004300Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude--2026Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.54.59Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle50365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
materialdye/tanninseeds
materialdye/tanninstems
medicinalseeds
medicinalroots
environmentalcover cropentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant