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:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Sep-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (fide Dict Econ Pl; F Pak)

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:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. (HF Dehra Dun)
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  4. Brink, M. & R. P. Escobin, eds. 2003. Fibre plants (Pl Res SEAs) 17:106-114.
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  6. Colmenero Robles, J. A. et al. 2010. El género Corchorus (Tiliaceae) en México (Polibotanica) 29:36-38.
  7. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM)
  8. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  9. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  12. Halford, D. A. 1995. Notes on Tiliaceae in Australia 2. A revision of the simple-haired species of the genus Corchorus L. (Austrobaileya) 4(3):300.
  13. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  14. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  15. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  16. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  17. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  18. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  20. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  21. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:92.
  22. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  23. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  24. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  25. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  26. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  27. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  28. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  29. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  30. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  31. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11456. Accessed 24 April 2018.