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Pterocarpus marsupium

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2232447Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)100015007502000Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude10102525Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle270300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialtimber woodbark
materiallatex/rubber
materialgums/resins