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Axonopus fissifolius

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.17321336Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)100020007504000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude15-4045Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH564.37Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.flooding
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantinggrasseslowlow

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant