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 Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 114820
 
Record n°114820 modified 2006-11-17
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