corchorus

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Noun1.Corchorus - any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowerscorchorus - any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute
genus Corchorus, Corchorus - widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
2.Corchorus - widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Tiliaceae, linden family, Tiliaceae - chiefly trees and shrubs of tropical and temperate regions of especially southeastern Asia and Brazil; genera Tilia, Corchorus, Entelea, Grewia, Sparmannia
corchorus - any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute
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Commonly referred to as jute plant, it is known as molehiya in North Cyprus, Turkey, and Philippines, moroheiya in Japan (1), Jew's mallow in Hebrew, and bush okra in Nigeria and other West African countries (2).
Extraction yield (%) for all leaf extracts Name of the Ethanol Methanol Molehiya Product Extracts (%) Extracts (%) Olkobirlik 4.15 9.962 Othello 5.873 12.624 Mulihiya 4.007 9.648 Baharyolu 4.748 10.599 Bafra 4.523 10.171 Karaca 4.043 8.564 Ender 4.781 10.706 Name of the Chloroform Hexane Molehiya Product Extracts (%) Extracts (%) Olkobirlik 2.975 3.062 Othello 3.298 2.554 Mulihiya 3.732 1.84 Baharyolu 3.528 0.27 Bafra 2.405 2.296 Karaca 4.361 1.294 Ender 3.944 8.87 TABLE 2.