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Corchorus olitorius

Basic information
Scientific name Corchorus olitorius (No picture)
Common names Nalta jute
Higher taxon Tiliaceae, Malvales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range India
Habitat Crop field, some kind of farm area, urban area, vacancy.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Almost entire Japan Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Route Deliberate introduction (as food).
Impact Competition against native species. harmful to human health, agriculture .
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Asia, Africa, Australia
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