Corchorus depressus (L.) Stocks

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (LINDEN or JUTE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Basionym : Antichorus depressus L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Corchorus depressus (L.) Stocks
  • Vernacular name : Bahuphali, Mudiri (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional along river banks
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Aurangabad district, Nashik district, Pune district, Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district
  • World Distribution : India, West Asia, Tropical Africa, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1; Gamble, 1915. Fl. Pres. Madr. Vol. 1. pp. 121.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Corchorus depressus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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