African Plant Database


Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Mant. Pl. Altera: 566 (1771)
Information on the genus : Corchorus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb 0,2-1 m tall, usually erect but with the older branches rather spreading; branchlets at first compressed or angular.
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Ecology : Combretum-Terminalia and Anogeissus woodland and bushland, etc.; usually in shade; very various dry or moist soils from argillous sand to porous volcanic rock, or clay; waste places; 4-1700 m alt. Egypt; tropics and subtropics of the Old World.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb - Ht 0.12 - 0.91 m. Alt: 245 - 1005 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 131 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. [p.339]
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: [97]
  • BOULOS, L. (2000). FLORA OF EGYPT. [vol. 2] Al Harara Publishing. Cairo. [p.89]
  • Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 287 (2005).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Germplasm Resources Information Network
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
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Record n°121599 modified 2009-06-23
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