Corchorus capsularis L., Sp. Pl. 529 1753. (Syn: Corchorus cordifolius Salisb.; Corchorus marua Buch.-Ham. [Invalid]; Rhizanota cannabina Lour. ex Gomes Mach. (Unresolved)); 
India: Throughout; Cultivated in most tropical countries for the jute of commerce as per BSI flora of India;

KOR-koh-rus — from the Greek kore (eye pupil) and koreo (purge)
kap-SYOO-lair-iss — with capsules

commonly known as: white jute • *Assamese*: মৰা শাক mara shaak, তিতা মৰা tita mara • *Bengali*: কোষ্টা koshta • *Gujarati*: બોર ચુઙ્ચી bor chunchi • *Hindi*: पट्ट शाक patta shaak, निरचा OR निर्चा nircha, निरजा niraja • * Kannada*: ಸೆಣಬು senabu • *Konkani*: तुपकटी tupkati • *Marathi*: चोंचे chonche, इसबंद isabanda, क्षुद्र चंचु kshudra chanchu • *Sanskrit*: कालशाकम् kalashaakam • *Tamil*: நறுவல்லி naru-valli

Distribution: (probable origin s China); widely naturalized and cultivated in tropics  

Cultivated annual herb with linear-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, serrate leaves, with setaceous basal auricles; flowers in 1-2 together, yellow, up to 10 mm across; fruit depressed globose with scabrous ridges. 
 

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Malvaceae week :: Corchorus capsularisCorchorus capsularis L.

KOR-koh-rus — from the Greek kore (eye pupil) and koreo (purge) 
kap-SYOO-lair-iss — with capsules
[image: Corchorus capsularis]<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi…>
Sep 18, 2010 at Vaghbil, Thane
commonly known as: white jute • *Assamese*: মৰা শাক mara shaak, তিতা মৰা tita mara • *Bengali*: কোষ্টা koshta • *Gujarati*: બોર ચુઙ્ચી bor chunchi • *Hindi*: पट्ट शाक patta shaak, निरचा OR निर्चा nircha, निरजा niraja • * Kannada*: ಸೆಣಬು senabu • *Konkani*: तुपकटी tupkati • *Marathi*: चोंचे chonche, इसबंद isabanda, क्षुद्र चंचु kshudra chanchu • *Sanskrit*: कालशाकम् kalashaakam • *Tamil*: நறுவல்லி naru-valli
Distribution: (probable origin s China); widely naturalized and cultivated in tropics 
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Oct 19, 2008 at Vaghbil, Thane 
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Sep 18, 2010 at vaghbil, Thane 
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Sep 18, 2010 at vaghbil, Thane 
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here are mines from Village Untla Panipat roadside area 


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Corchorus capsularis fruiing: Phtotographed at my farm at Shahapur last weedend.


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Corchorus capsulari: Corchorus capsularis
At kanakeshwar, Alibag
28/09/2012


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Please confirm which species of Corchorus ?? : Attachments (4). 5 posts by 3 authors.
PLease confirm species of Corchorus sp found near thane creek area, In Thane < maharashtra on 28/9/2013


Corchorus capsularis.


Yes, Corchorus capsularis


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Malvaceae Fortnight: Corchorus capsularis from Karnal, Haryana-GSJULY21/21 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Corchorus capsularis L., Sp. Pl. 529. 1753.

Cultivated annual herb with linear-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, serrate leaves, with setaceous basal auricles; flowers in 1-2 together, yellow, up to 10 mm across; fruit depressed globose with scabrous ridges.
Photographed from Karnal, Haryanna


Yes, quite distinct and easy to identify compared to others of the genus..thank you Sir !!


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Malvaceae Fortnight ::Corchorus capsularis::Nagpur:: PKAJUL66:: : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)

Bot.name: Corchorus capsularis
Family:
Tiliaceae
Location: Nagpur



 
 
 
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