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Pterocarpus angolensis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.15321238Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)70015005002000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude1053035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1650Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.fireAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
materialdye/tanninexudates
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinalsensory applicationsstems
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots