Corchorus

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Contains 4 accepted taxa overall.

Family:MALVACEAE
Common Name:CORCHORUS
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order MALVALES
FamilyMALVACEAE
Genus Corchorus

Citation

Citation CORCHORUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 529. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Corchorus olitorius Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 511. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Corchorus aestuans JUTE
Corchorus hirsutus JACKSWITCH; WOOLLY CORCHORUS; CADILLO
Corchorus hirtus RED JUTE
Corchorus siliquosus SLIPPERY BURR

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Antichorus Antichorus Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 12. 2: 264. 1767; Mant. Pl. 9, 64. 1767. TYPE: Antichorus depressus Linnaeus
Caricteria Caricteria Scopoli, Intr. Hist. Nat. 104. 1777. TYPE: Non designatus.
Ganja Ganja (de Candolle) Reichenbach, Handb. Nat. Pfl.-Syst. 303. 1837.BASIONYM: Corchorus Linnaeus, sect. Ganja de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 505. 1824.TYPE: Corchorus capsularis Linnaeus
Maerlensia Maerlensia Vellozo, Fl. Flumin. 231. 1829 ("1825"). TYPE: Maerlensia hirsuta Vellozo
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