African Plant Database

Corchorus longipedunculatus Mast.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 262 (1868)
Information on the genus : Corchorus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb to 60 cm tall, branching low down, with many ascending slender stems; branchlets angular or compressed at first; most characteristic (peduncles to 2 cm long, hairlike, glabrous; pods tapering below) but inconspicuous plant.
Ecology : Ecology unknown in tropical Africa; 330-1100 m alt. S. Africa (Transvaal), Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb - Ht 0.38 - 0.6 m. Alt: up to 460 m. Distribution: BOT, LP, MP
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°121590
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