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Pterocarpus erinaceus

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22321536Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)80016006004000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH55.54.56.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

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 cycle240270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
materialgums/resinsbark
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninbark
materialhoneyflowers
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots