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Taxon: Corchorus olitorius L.

Genus: Corchorus
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Grewioideae. Also placed in: Tiliaceae
Nomen number: 11458
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:529. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 38 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized in tropics

      Other:
  • possibly native elsewhere in tropical Asia

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Boulos, L. 1999–. Flora of Egypt.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Colmenero Robles, J. A. et al. 2010. El género Corchorus (Tiliaceae) en México. Polibotanica 29:42–44.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Halford, D. A. 1995. Notes on Tiliaceae in Australia 2. A revision of the simple-haired species of the genus Corchorus L. Austrobaileya 4:300–302.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Check other web resources for Corchorus olitorius L.:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?11458 (23 September 2014)

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