African Plant Database

Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Protologue : Linnaea 7: 5. t. 1 (1832)
Information on the genus : Ceratotheca
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ceratotheca melanosperma Hochst. ex Bernh. (1842)
=*Ceratotheca sesamoides var. grandiflora Berhaut
=Ceratotheca sesamoides f. latifolia Engl. (1902)
=Ceratotheca sesamoides var. melanoptera A. DC. (1845)
=*Ceratotheca sesamoides var. baoulensis A. Chev.
=Sesamum heudelotii Stapf (1906)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht up to 1.2 m. Alt 900 - 1000 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Wild Flrs Rhodesia : (1976).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Mauritanie 1: 293 (1991).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 237
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carte afrique num 114769
Record n°114769
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