Corchorus olitorius


Corchorus olitoriusCommon Name: Jute mallow
Description
Corchorus olitorius, commonly known as Nalta jute, tossa jute, Jew’s mallow, West African sorrel and bush okra, is a species of shrub in the family Malvaceae. It is the primary source of jute fibre. The leaves and young fruits are used as a vegetable, the dried leaves are used for tea and as a soup thickener, and the seeds are edible.
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