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Chamaecrista nictitans

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20251530Soil texturelightheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)100016005502000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--5055Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinity
Soil PH56.54.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
medicinalimmune system applicationsentire plant
medicinaldigestive system applicationsentire plant