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Corchorus catharticus, Corchorus decemangularis, Corchorus longicarpus, Corchorus malchairii, Corchorus quinquelocularis
Molokheya barria, Nalta jute, tossa jute
Corchorus olitorius, commonly known as Nalta jute, tossa jute, and Jew's mallow, is a shrub species 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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