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Mimosa pigra

Description
Life formshrubPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorymedicinals & aromatic, cover crop, environmental, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1530838Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)80015005002000Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--2030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
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.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
fuelsfuelwoodbark
materialdye/tanninroots
medicinalblood system applicationsentire plant
medicinaldigestive system applicationsentire plant
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsentire plant
medicinalskin applicationsroots
medicinaldental applicationsseeds
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalcover cropentire plant
environmentalpollution controlentire plant