Corchorus urticifolius Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (Linden Or Jute Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : FALSA FAMILY (फालसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Corchorus urticifolius Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In open situations and degraded deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional, in places of forest clearings
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, Raja K.Swamy & Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 19/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-100
  • Collection Locality : Palamner forest range, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district, Anantapur district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Coimbatore district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malay Peninsula, East Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharastra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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 urticifolius. Downloaded on 1 December 2020.

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