Corchorus fascicularis Lam.

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Corchorus fascicularis

Photo: Jen Guyton
Road no3 before Junction no4, Gorongosa National Park

Corchorus fascicularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road no3 before Junction no4, Gorongosa National Park

Corchorus fascicularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road no3 before Junction no4, Gorongosa National Park

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Status: Native
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Habitat: In damp places.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa. Also in India and Australia.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Sunday 10 August 2014

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 80.

Wild, H. (1963). Tiliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Page 85.

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Flora of Zambia: Corchorus fascicularis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Corchorus fascicularis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Corchorus fascicularis
African Plant Database: Corchorus fascicularis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Corchorus fascicularis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Corchorus fascicularis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Corchorus fascicularis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Corchorus fascicularis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Corchorus fascicularis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Corchorus fascicularis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Corchorus fascicularis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Corchorus fascicularis
JSTOR Plant Science: Corchorus fascicularis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Corchorus fascicularis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Corchorus fascicularis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Corchorus fascicularis
Tropicos: Corchorus fascicularis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Corchorus fascicularis., retrieved 23 April 2018

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