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Pterocarpus lucens

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologydeciduous, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.15321240Soil texturelightlight
Rainfall (annual)400700250900Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude5-2030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), desert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)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 & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems