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Ricinodendron heudelotii

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301434Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)80040005005000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--1012Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)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
perennial cropsinter-plantingcoffee, cocoa , banana

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragelipidsseeds
materialtimber woodbark
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
medicinalskin applicationsstems
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsstems
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerseeds