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Taxon: Sesamum alatum Thonn.

 
Genus: Sesamum
Family: Pedaliaceae
Nomen number: 33745
Place of publication: C. F. Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. pl. 284. 1827
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where the name and diagnosis together (Melbourne ICN Art. 46, Ex. 9. 12, & 22) and the description are all ascribed to Thonning
Name Verified on: 31-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat (fide L Edible Pl; Dict Econ Pl); oil/fat (fide L Edible Pl; Dict Econ Pl)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Andhra Pradesh]


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  5. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  6. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). (F Andhra Prad)
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  10. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Sesamum alatum Thonn. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=33745. Accessed 13 November 2018.