1. Family: Pedaliaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Sesamum L.
      1. Sesamum prostratum Retz.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. India, E. Sri Lanka.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India, Sri Lanka

    Sesamum prostratum Retz. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hunter [s.n.], India K000884563
    Davidse, G. [8964], Sri Lanka K000731965
    Heyne [6409], India K000884562
    Wight, R. [s.n.], India K000884561
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6409] K001123828
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6409] K001123829
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6409] K001123830

    First published in Observ. Bot. 4: 38 (1786)

    Accepted by

    • Bedigian, D. (2015). Systematics and evolution in Sesamum (Pedaliaceae), part 1: evidence regarding the origin of sesame and its closest relatives Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 70: 1-42.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bedigian, D. (2015). Systematics and evolution in Sesamum (Pedaliaceae), part 1: evidence regarding the origin of sesame and its closest relatives Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 70: 1-42.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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