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Cyperus rotundus

Description
Life formgrassPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.24321045Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)50030003004200Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.573.58Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsroots
medicinalmetabolic system applicationsroots
medicinalblood system applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
medicinalnervous system applicationsroots
poisoninsectsroots
materialcosmetics & perfumeryroots
food & beveragevitaminsroots
food & beveragemineralsroots
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant