African Plant Database


Sesamum alatum Thonn.
Family : PEDALIACEAE
Protologue : Beskr. Guin. Pl. (Schum. & Thonn.) 284 (1827) 
Information on the genus : Sesamum
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sesamopteris alata (Thonn.) DC. (1845)
 Volkameria alata (Thonn.) Kuntze (1891)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sesamum gracile Endl. (1832)
=Sesamum pterospermum R. Br. (1814)
=Sesamum rostratum Hochst. (1841)
=*Sesamum sabulosum A. Chev. (1913)
=Simsimum rostratum Bernh. (1842)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.2 - 1.5 m. Alt 10 - 1450 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

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).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 53 (1986).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 528 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 4: 295 (1989).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 293
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist.
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 237
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 104 (2002).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 309
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2007). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.2] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 2: 566
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 114809
 
Record n°114809 modified 2006-11-16
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