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Pentaclethra macrophylla

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.24301834Soil texturemediummedium
Rainfall (annual)1800220010002700Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--1618Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.55.546.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle270365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
food additivecondiment/seasoningseeds
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
fuelsnon-wood fuelfruits
materialdye/tanninfruits
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsbark
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsseeds
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant