Corchorus

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 4 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Corchorus (rights holder: India Biodiversity Portal) © India Biodiversity Portal

Corchorus

Herbs or small shrubs, sometimes with annual stems from a woody rootstock, with simple or stellate hairs. Stipules lateral, usually setaceous or subacute. Leaves alternate, usually with a long bristle on either side near the base. Flowers in bracteate pedunculate cymes, ± opposite the leaves. Sepals 4-5, usually narrow. Petals yellow. Stamens 7 to many. Ovary 2-5-locular. Fruit (in ours) a cylindr... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Malvaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
3.90%
3 of 77 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
05749bc7-0633-406d-93a3-945c5a6cabe7
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility