Pedaliaceae

Sesamum L. (Not native)

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 23 November 2020
  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. Notes: Cultivated since ancient times, country of origin not known with certainty, possibly India. Throughout the warm regions of the world. Naturalized in open waste places. Naturalized.

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