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:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 37 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Dict Econ Pl; Eur Gard F)
  • Materials: fiber (fide Pl Book; Dict Econ Pl)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • 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. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. (HF Dehra Dun)
  4. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  5. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  6. Brink, M. & R. P. Escobin, eds. 2003. Fibre plants (Pl Res SEAs) 17:106-114.
  7. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  8. Colmenero Robles, J. A. et al. 2010. El género Corchorus (Tiliaceae) en México (Polibotanica) 29:42-44.
  9. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  10. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  11. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  12. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  13. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  14. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  15. 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.
  16. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  17. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  18. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  19. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  20. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  21. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  22. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  23. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  24. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  25. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  26. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  27. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  28. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  29. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  30. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  31. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  32. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  33. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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.

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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=11458. Accessed 24 April 2018.