African Plant Database


Sesamum indicum L.
Family : PEDALIACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 634 (1753)
Information on the genus : Sesamum
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (problematic)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Volkameria orientalis (L.) Kuntze
=Sesamum orientale L. (1753)
=Sesamum hopkinsii Suess. (1951)
=Sesamum indicum var. integerrimum Engl.
=Sesamum somalense Chiov. (1932)
=Anthadenia sesamoides Lem.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : annual herb.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Gabon 42: 55 (2011).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 53 (1986).
  • Taxon 38: 656-659 (1989).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • JAHANDIEZ, E. & R. MAIRE (1934). Catalogue des Plantes du Maroc. [vol. 3] Minerva, Lechevalier éds., Alger. [p.693]
  • TUTIN, T. G. & al. (ed.) (1972). Flora Europaea. (vol.3) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [p.284]
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1989). Flora of Libya. vol. 78. Al Faateh University. Tripoli. [p.1]
  • GREUTER, W., M. BURDET & G.LONG (1989). MED-CHECKLIST. [vol. 4] Conservatoire & Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève. [p.295]
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. vol. 1. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. [p.293]
  • Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 309 (2005).
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
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
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 114820
 
Record n°114820 modified 2006-11-17
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