Pedaliaceae

Sesamum L. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 23 November 2020

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 India. Throughout the warm regions of the world. Naturalized in open waste places. Photos

Literature

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

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

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Last updated 23 November 2020