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Taxon: Corchorus capsularis L.

 
Genus: Corchorus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Grewioideae
Nomen number: 11456
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:529. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 39 (6 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Asia-Temperate
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (exact native range obscure owing to extensive cult.)

References:

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Check other web resources for Corchorus capsularis L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11456. Accessed 8 December 2019.