Corchorus capsularis L.
Sp.Pl. 529 (1753)

Conservation Code: Priority One
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 17 September 1996

Erect herb, to 1.5 m high. Fl. yellow. Edge of vine thicket.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Northern Kimberley.

IBRA Subregions: Mitchell.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wyndham-East Kimberley.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Herb or shrub. Stems glabrous. Leaves 35-80 mm long, 10-30 mm wide, not lobed; margins crenate; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion North Kimberley. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).