Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Corchorus olitorius

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Corchorus [genus] (5)
olitorius [species]

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Corchorus [genus] (5)
olitorius [species]

Presence

Recorded on Sint Eustatius
Presence status Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
Natural distribution Asia
Distribution description Native to Asia-Temperate, Asia-Tropical and Africa.
Notes on presence status Cultivated.

Publications

  • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
  • Boldingh, I. 1909. The flora of the Dutch West Indian Islands St. Eustatius, Saba and St. Martin. 321 pp. E.j. Brill., Leiden.
  • Howard, R.A. 1989. Dicotyledoneae - Part 2. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 5: 604. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
  • Stoffers, A.L. 1984. Tiliaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 174-182.
  • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]