• Common Name : Galkura

• Scientific Name : Corchorus olitorius

• Family : Tiliaceae

• Life cycle : Annual

• Place of collected : Faculty field, Puliyankulama, Anuradhapura

• Date of collected : 2009.08.08

• Morphological characters : Dark brown color woody stem.

Dark green color pointed leaves.

Yellow color flowers occurs al the terminal end.

• Propagation : Seeds

• Agricultural importance : Compete with crops for nutrition, water and solar radiation

• Uses : No specific use.