Corchorus laniflorus

Several different species of Corchorus are found in the Pilbara and Kimberley, many which are weedy and small. This one grows to about 1 metre and is found on Dampier Downs and south to the Pilbara. Woolly leaves and bright yellow flowers are featured. Corchorus is grown overseas to make jute.

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Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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