Vern.: Boh Phali, Bahu Phali, Munderi, Khurand; 
India: Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu; W. Asia, Pakistan and Tropical Africa as per BSI flora of India;



ID(ID-DKB150) – indiantreepix | Google Groups : 12 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)

it is a Corchorus sps—Tiliaceae
the leaves base is typically with two long appengades.
the fruits in this Genus are very distinguishable.
its is economically important plant as Jute is extracted from it.
please refer for more info.

It is not an annual plant.

Corchorus is an undershrub. the stem and branches are not herbaceous as in other herbs. thiese are commonly found along the margin of lake
and ponds and along the nallah. for identification  just look for a fruit. that will definately identify the plant.
if you have the fruit pic or any other pic of this plant please provide.

It is Corchorus without any doubt, only fruit will help in species identification

It is on small hill in Semi-arid Zone. fruits just start. There is only 6 plants.

Corchorus depressus (L.) Stocks as per images herein.


ID(ID-DKB150 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
2 Aug,2009
Roopangarh, Ajmer, Rajasthan

I think this is Corchorus depressus (L.) Stocks 

yes it is



corchorus depressus – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Botanical names Corchorus depressus
Local Name Cham Ghans 
Family Tiliaceae 
Habit perennial
Photo taken on-  2.9.2010
At-  Dula Raoji, Jaipur
Description much branched

description of the plant