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Taxon: Corchorus olitorius L.

 
Genus: Corchorus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Grewioideae
Nomen number: 11458
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: 59 (37 active, 16 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable
  • Materials: fiber
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (possibly native elsewhere in tropical Asia)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun.
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  4. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  5. Brink, M. & R. P. Escobin, eds. 2003. Fibre plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 17:106-114.
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  7. Colmenero Robles, J. A. et al. 2010. El género Corchorus (Tiliaceae) en México. Polibotanica 29:42-44.
  8. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  9. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  10. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  11. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  12. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  13. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  14. 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.
  15. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  16. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  17. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  18. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  19. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  20. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  21. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  22. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  23. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  24. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  25. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  26. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  27. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  28. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  29. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  30. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  31. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  32. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  33. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Corchorus olitorius L. :

  • 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.

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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=11458. Accessed 16 October 2019.