genus Corchorus

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Noun1.genus 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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The genus Corchorus is comprised of annual or short-lived perennial herbs and shrubs with many agriculturally useful species [5].
The plants of genus Corchorus have a folkloric repute to possess anti-inflammatory activity.
The plant belongs to the genus Corchorus and is one of the cheapest and strongest natural fibres, second only to cotton.