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  Corchorus tridens
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Corchorus tridens L., Mant. Pl. 2: 566. 1771; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 398. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 121(87). 1915; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 488. 1993; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 44. 1999. Corchorus trilocularis Burm. f., Fl. Ind. 125. t. 37, f. 2. 1768, non L.1767. Corchorus burmannii DC., Prodr. 1: 505. 1824.
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  Description: Woody glabrous herbs. Leaves 4.5 x 0.8 cm, oblong, elliptic, crenate, membranous, apex obtuse, lower teeth prolonged into hairs, puberulus below; petiole 0.5 cm, stipules linear, to 6 mm. Cymes axillary; peduncles to 3 mm; bracts and bracteoles 5 mm; sepals 4, 4 mm, linear, glabrous; petals 5 mm, obovate, yellow; stamens 10; ovary 2 mm, oblong, style 1 mm, stigma trifid. Capsule 3 x 0.2 cm, terete, glabrous, 3-toothed at apex; many seeded.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Pantropical
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Palapetty, Chinnar
   
 
   
 
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