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Camphor bush (Tarchonanthus minor)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

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Description
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Common names 
Camphrier, camphor bush
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Shrub up to 2 m high in which the young branches and lower surface of the leaves are woody and whitish grey. Leaves oval and leathery, 1-2 cm long. Flower heads cream-coloured, about 0.5 cm in diameter, clustered at the end of the branches and half hidden by the leaves. Fruits densely hairy. Occurs especially on soils containing surface lime.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 48.7 1
Crude protein % DM 12.1 1
Crude fibre % DM 25.6 1
Ether extract % DM 11.6 1
Ash % DM 6.7 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 20.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 14.2 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3 1

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

Henrici, 1940

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:54

References
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