Corchorus capsularis L. and Corchorus olitorius L.


Corchorus is a member of the family Tiliaceae. The family has 50 genera and there are 100 species of Corchorus. Although there are many fibres in the stems of several species of Corchorus, only C. capsularis and C. olitorius are grown commercially.


Parenchyma Cell Fibre Cell Bast Fibre Vegetable Fibre Cross Marking 
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© D. M. Catling and J. E. Grayson 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Forensic Science LaboratoryThe Metropolitan PoliceUK
  2. 2.Thames PolytechnicUK

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