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Calliandra gilbertii


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Fodder characteristics

Palatability: Good.

Nutritional value: Unknown, but probably comparably high protein to other legumes.

Safety: Unknown, but no problems observed when fed in small quantities.

Other characteristics/uses

A common decorative shrub.


Too slow growing to be cultivated primarily for fodder; but if grown as an ornamental, it can provide a reserve of fodder in case of need.

Useful references

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