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Soumya Sarkar

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09-Sep-2010, 9:59:36 pm09/09/10
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Hi all
It is a very common plant around my house.
ID for this plant please.
Location : West Bengal (South 24 Parganas)
Type :      Shrub.(Height 1.5m)
Flower:     Tiny yellow flowers. (this is the flowering season)

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Soumya 
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Dinesh Valke

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09-Sep-2010, 11:40:06 pm09/09/10
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Soumya ji, this is Corchorus aestuans ... commonly known as: East Indian mallow, jute, West African mallow • Kannada: ಚುಮ್ಚು ಗಿಡ chunchu gida • Sanskrit: चुञ्चु chunchuh • Telugu: kajati, kalasa, నేల బెర nela bera, పట్ట patta


Please post the local name, if you get to know.



Regards.

tanay bose

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10-Sep-2010, 12:35:38 am10/09/10
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Corchorus aestuans Linn

 Synonym

  Corchorus acutangulus auct. non Forsk. (1775); Lam.

  Corchorus fuscus Roxb.

  Corchorus oppositiflorus Hassk

 

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