|Etymology||Genus||From Arabic name Mulukhiyah, which refers to plants in the genus Corchorus|
|Species||Leaves similar to those in the genus Corchorus|
|Common Names||Chocolate Weed|
|Native Distribution||Tropical Asia|
Melochia corchorifolia is a a small shrub found in scrublands. The serrated leaves are normally arranged in pairs or threes. The flowers are variable, ranging from white to pink, and more rarely, yellow or purple (PIER, 2002).
Form of the Chocolate Weed.
Flowers can be white..