African Plant Database

Corchorus pseudocapsularis Schweinf.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 18: 670 (1868)
Information on the genus : Corchorus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Corchorus hochstetteri Milne-Redh. (1949)
=Corchorus echinatus Hochst. ex Garcke (1867) (1867), non Benth. (1863)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Ephemeral or annual erect, much-branched herb 0,6(-1) m tall; fruits prickly.
Ecology : Mopane woodland; clearing in Brachystegia woodland; river banks; mixed woodland and thicket; weed of cultivation; Acacia drepanolobium bushland and grassland on seasonally water-logged black cotton soil; weed in crops on black soil; 800-1650 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 256
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