Corchorus urticifolius Wight & Arn.

First published in Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1: 73 (1834)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Eritrea to Tanzania, SW. India, Sri Lanka. It is a Annual and grows primarly in the Seasonally Dry Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Myanmar, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Whitehouse, C., Cheek, M., Andrews, S. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Tiliaceae & Muntingiaceae: 1-120.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by Sebsebe Demissew [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 517 (1958).
  • Dalziel, Useful Pl. W. Trop. Afr.: 97 (1937).
  • Edmonds, Herb. Surv. Afr. Corchorus Sp.: 26, 158, fig. 2/c, map 6 (1990).
  • Mast. in Flora of Tropical Africa 1: 263 (1868).
  • T.V. Jacobs in Phyton 61: 100, fig. 1/l (1997).
  • Vollesen in Fl. Eth. 2(2): 156, fig. 79.4/8–9 (1995).
  • Wight & Arn., Prodr. Fl. Pen. Ind. Orient. 1(1): 73 (1834).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Glenie, S.O. [C.P.2758], Sri Lanka K000687613 Yes
Wight [276], Indian Subcontinent K000687611 Yes
Wight [275], Indian Subcontinent K000687615 Yes
Wight, R. [265], Indian Subcontinent K000687612 Yes
Wight [276], Indian Subcontinent K000687610 Yes
Wight, R. [265], Indian Subcontinent K000687609 Yes
Wight, R. [276], Indian Subcontinent K000687614 Yes
s.coll. [1074], Myanmar K000687616 Yes
Schimper [1454], Ethiopia Corchorus quinquenervis K000425887 Unknown type material Yes
Schimper [1454], Ethiopia Corchorus quinquenervis K000425886 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0