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Parkia speciosa

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281636Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)100020008002500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1415Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
food & beveragemineralsflowers
materialtimber woodbark
materialpaperbark
materialessential oilsseeds
medicinalnervous system applicationsseeds
medicinalskin applicationsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsseeds
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant