EPPO Global Database

Corchorus olitorius(CRGOL)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-06

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CRGOL
  • Preferred name: Corchorus olitorius
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

A plant of ancient cultivation which may have originated in tropical Asia (India) or in tropical Africa, and is now widespread in both continents. Primarily used as a fibre crop (jute), but also cultivated as a leafy vegetable. Draft genome sequence published in 2010


Common names
Name Language
Langkapseljute German
Naltajute German
bush okra English
Egyptian spinach English
Jew's mallow English
long-fruited jute English
melokhia English
molochia English
pot-herb jute English
red jute English
Tossa jute English
West African sorrel English
yute de fruto alargado Spanish
corette French
jute French
mauve des juifs French
mélochie French
mallucheyah ne'echelet Hebrew
מַלּוּכְיָה נֶאֱכֶלֶת Hebrew
מַלּוּכְיָה נֶאֱכֶלֶת Hebrew
corcoro ortense Italian
corcoro siliquoso Italian
malva dei giardini Italian
モロヘイヤ Japanese
ナガミツナソ Japanese
タイワンツナソ Japanese
moroheiya Japanese
nagami-tsunaso Japanese
taiwan-tsunaso Japanese
jute Dutch
melóquia Portuguese
iută Romanian
mühliye Turkish
cháng shuò huáng má Chinese
长蒴黄麻 Chinese