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Stylosanthes erecta
Synonyms: S. guineensis

Common Name(s): Nigerian stylo
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 240 to 300 (days)
Abs.Max=97° (F)    Opt.Max=86° (F)
Opt.Min=73° (F)    Abs.Min=59° (F)
Precipitation: 63 to 75 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 4.5 to 7.1
Soil Texture/Type: Light textured/sand
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Short day
Light Intensity: Bright
Prefers deep soils of low fertility. Fair salt tolerance.
Animal Food - fodder, Animal Food - fodder
Subtropical-humid, tropical-rainy
Geographical Origin:
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