African Plant Database

Corchorus kirkii N.E. Br.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 288 (1908)
Information on the genus : Corchorus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Corchorus pongolensis Burtt Davy & Greenway (1926)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 2,5 m tall; stems woody.
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Ecology : Clearing in Brachystegia woodland; rocky wooded and stony hillside or mountain slopes; sand; dry Commiphora tanganyicensis- Croton gratissimus-veld; sandstone conglomerate; granite; gravelly and light brown quartzitic soil; 660-1660 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub - Ht 0.3 - 2.5 m. Alt: 275 - 1645 m. Distribution: BOT, GA, LP, NW
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