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Linnaean Name: Corchorus olitorius Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 529 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Asia, Africa, America."
Generitype of: Corchorus Linnaeus
Designated by: Green, Prop. Brit. Bot.: 162. 1929.
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Clifford: 209, Corchorus 1 (BM-000628760)
Designated by: Wild in Exell & al. (ed.), Fl. Zambesiaca 2 : 84 (1963)
Current Name: Corchorus olitorius L.
Current Family: Tiliaceae
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Record last updated: 23/06/2006