Sesamum mulayanum N.C.Nair

  • Family : PEDALIACEAE
    (Pedalium Or Sesame Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TIL FAMILY (तिल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PEDALIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sesamum mulayanum N.C.Nair
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in Waste places, road sides and as a weed in cultivated fields
  • Key identification features : Erect. Leaves linear-lanceolate. Flowers white with dork red ting on lower lip. Some authors treating this species as wild variety of S. indicum
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
  • Literature : Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. mulayanum. Downloaded on 17 August 2022.

Field Image(s)


All fields are required

Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at