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Pedaliaceae

Sesamum L. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 15 July 2017

Photos
  1. Sesamum indicum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 634; --Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 217. --Sesamum orientale L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 634; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 431; EPFP 3 (1923) 448; --Steenis, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1976) 829. Cultivated since ancient times, country of origin not known with certainty, possibly Africa or Asia. Throughout the warm regions of the world. Naturalized? Photos

Literature

Backer, CA. 1951. Pedaliaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 4: 216-221

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