Sesamum alatum Thonn.

 
  • Family : PEDALIACEAE
    (PEDALIUM or SESAME FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Pedaliaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sesamum alatum Thonn.
  • Vernacular name : Rekka nuvvulu, Pichinuvvulu, Adavi nuvvulu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Weed of wasteland and roadsides, also in cultivated fields
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 05/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-186
  • Collection Locality : Aluru kona, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district
  • World Distribution : India, Africa, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Sesamum alatum. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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