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Common name

Mandarin: 甜麻 (tian ma)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Malvales (78)

        Family: Tiliaceae (6)(family description)

          Genus: Corchorus (4)

            Epithet: aestuans L. (2)

Synonym: Corchorus acutangulus Lam.

acutangulus => sharply angled

aestuans => agitating, undulating

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Corchorus aestuans at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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