African Plant Database

Corchorus fascicularis Lam.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 2: 104 (1786) 
Information on the genus : Corchorus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual (? or perennial) herb with lax, prostrate or ascending stems 0,6(-1,5) m long.
Ecology : Thorn scrub; cultivated (maize) fields; “mbuga” (black cotton soil) land; dried-out riverside depression; between plain and riverine thicket; clayey or sandy-clayey depression, flooded or not; in shade; sand; 20-1800 m alt.
  Also in Somalia. Arabia; India; Australia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:280 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°121610 modified 2007-01-09
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