India: Common throughout, in moist situations; Pantropical as per BSI flora of India;

KOR-koh-rus — from the Greek kore (eye pupil) and koreo (purge)
aestuans — agitating or undulating

commonly known as: East Indian mallow, jute, West African mallow • * Bengali*: তিক্ত পাট tikta pata • *Gujarati*: ચાદરી ચુઙ્ચ chaadhari chunch • *Kannada*: ಚುಂಚು ಗಿಡ chunchu gida • *Sanskrit*: चुञ्चु chunchuh • *Telugu*: నేల బెర nela bera, పట్ట patta

Native of: Mexico, tropical South America; naturalized in paleotropics

Spreading annual herb with ovate-lanceolate toothed leaves with basal auricles; flowers golden yellow in 2-3-flowered clusters; Sepals hooded and awned at the apex;. capsule 3-winged, elongated, terminating in 3, bifid 4-7 mm long beaks.


 

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Malvaceae week :: Corchorus aestuans: Corchorus aestuans L.

KOR-koh-rus — from the Greek kore (eye pupil) and koreo (purge)
aestuans — agitating or undulating
[image: Corchorus aestuans]<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi…>
Aug 25, 2007 at Vaghbil, Thane
commonly known as: East Indian mallow, jute, West African mallow • * Bengali*: তিক্ত পাট tikta pata • *Gujarati*: ચાદરી ચુઙ્ચ chaadhari chunch • *Kannada*: ಚುಂಚು ಗಿಡ chunchu gida • *Sanskrit*: चुञ्चु chunchuh • *Telugu*: నేల బెర nela bera, పట్ట patta
Native of: Mexico, tropical South America; naturalized in paleotropics
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Sep 12, 2007 at Vaghbil, Thane
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Aug 25, 2007 at vaghbil, Thane
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Your identification is correct.


Here is a feedback on these images on WikimediaCommons:
“Possibly aestuans not trilocularis as per Ticket:2009050710078432. According to m:OTRS Ticket:2009050710078432, a source for the rename is: “Edmonds JM. 1990. Herbarium Survey of African Corchorus L species. Systematic and Ecogeographic Studies on Crop Genepools 4″, tho I’m not able to verify this””

Can experts confirm or otherwise pl.?


I attached a page of Bhandari Flora For ID confirmation

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Thanks, … confirming it as Corchorus aestuans.
 

 

 

 

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Corchorus aestuans from a village near Samalkha Panipat
Wild, about 1.5 feet high with ribbed fruits about 2 cm long

you have a great eye for finding the tiniest flowers…


As per latest APG classification this is in Malvaceae. Tiliaceae has been merged with Malvaceae


More Pics. 12 images.

 

 

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281211 BRS291: Attachments (2)

Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. request.
Date: 22.12.2011
Location: NBNP, Anaikatti, Coimbatore
Habitat: Wild

Habit: herb


Corchorus sp.


Yes some species of Corchorus but hard to determine without flowers


May be Corchorus aestuans


Yes, Corchorus aestuans and probably var. aestuans.

The characteristic pods indicate towards Corchorus aestuans

 

 


 

 

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Corchorus aestuans: Attachments (2)

Corchorus aestuans
at Kanakeshwar, Alibag
28/09/2012

 

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170513 – ASP 19 : Attachments (1).  3 posts by 3 authors.

Can you please ID this creeping plant which is used as a medicinal herb. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Feb 2013.


May be Corchorus astuans.


Yes …, it look like Corchorus aestuans L.

 


 

 

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Requesting ID of this Corchorus – Mumbai :: 10092013 :: ARK-01 :: September 2013 : Attachments (5). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Requesting to please ID this Corchorus captured at SGNP, Mumbai in September 2013.


 

The winged capsules in your second photograph are indicative of Corchorus aestuans.

 


 

 

 

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Corchorus aestuans L. SN AUG 30 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1).

Corchorus aestuans L., ascending herb, weed in the rainfed fields
 

 

 

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Corchorus aestuans L. from Assam KD 04 Sept :  3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6).

Attached images may  be Corchorus aestuans L. Please validate.
Date :31.08.2014
Location: Assam
Family : Malvaceae
Genus & species : Corchorus aestuans
Habitat: Grows wild on road side

Habit : herb  


Yes, it Is Corchorus aestuans (Malvaceae.), it is also found common in Maharashtra State and it is one of the species of My Ph.d. Topic. “Experimental Taxonomic Studies of Family tiliaceae”


Attached images are Corchorus aestuans L. from Assam.
 

 

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ANOCT65 Corchorus aestuans : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (5).

Bangalore outskirts
20th October 2014
 

 

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Malvaceae Fortnight: Corchorus aestuans from Karnal, Haryana-GSJULY20/20 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)

Corchorus aestuans Linn., Syst. Nat. ed. 10. 1:1079. 1758.
Spreading annual herb with ovate-lanceolate toothed leaves with basal auricles; flowers golden yellow in 2-3-flowered clusters; Sepals hooded and awned at the apex;. capsule 3-winged, elongated, terminating in 3, bifid 4-7 mm long beaks.
Photographed from Karnal, Haryana

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15-09-2017 Corchorus aestuans? from Chandigarh : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)

 

posting few images of Corchorus aestuans as per efi images please suggest correct id if m wrong
found growing along roadside in a moist shady place
Location- Chandigarh
1-09-2017

 


Appears similar to images at Corchorus aestuans L.  as per comparative images at Corchorus
But finally fruits should decide.

 


 

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plant identification needed : 2 posts by 2 authors. 2 images.

this photo taken in chennai, tamilnadu

 


 

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Fwd: MS/10/2/2019 – Plant ID request : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
Kindly identify the herb  :
Date/Time- October 2019 
Location-Place, Altitude, GPS- Chennai
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild  : wild in cultivated area 
Plant Habit-Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb : runner
Height/Length-   1 ft dia across the soil
Flower – small yellowish

Could be some Corchorus Species.


Looks to be Corchrus aestuans..


Thanks … for the quick response.  I could go up to Genus level but did not try species ID. I will take it as Corchrus aestuans as suggested by …



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29022020EPT74 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) – around 650 kb each.

Location : Chennai outskirts
Date :18.01.2020
Elevation : 128 feet
Habitat : Dry open land
Habit : Short plant, Spreading on ground,

Corchorus species for sure.


Corchorus aestuans, Malvaceae,

 



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7 identify weed plant : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5)

Please identify this weed plant.


Triumfetta sp.


Corchorus only, resembles aestuans


It’s fruit/seed is similar to Corchorus aestuans.


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