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Corchorus aestuans (syn. C. acutangulus)



Sparrmaniaceae / Tiliaceae / Malvaceae


Corchorus aestuans (syn C. acutangulus)

Common name


Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow; shrub, subshrub to 50 cm tall

Distinguishing features

Leaves alternate, 3-veined at base, margins serrate. Flowers in clusters of 1-3, leaf-opposed; petals 5 yellow, 2-3 mm long; capsules angular to 2 cm long.

Scan of Conchorus aestuans