Sesamum radiatum Schum. & Thonn.

 
  • Family : PEDALIACEAE
    (PEDALIUM or SESAME FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Pedaliaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sesamum radiatum Schumach. & Thonn.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : wasteland in rocky areas
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
  • Native : Tropical West Africa
  • World Distribution : Now widely spread
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 radiatum. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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