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Pedaliaceae

Sesamum L.

[Not native to the Philippines]

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  1. Sesamum indicum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 634; --Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 217. Cultivated since ancient times, country of origin not known with certainty, possibly Africa or Asia. Throughout the warm regions of the world. Photos
  2. Sesamum orientale L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 634; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 431; EPFP 3 (1923) 448; -- Steenis, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1976) 829. Photos 

Literature

Backer, CA. 1951. Pedaliaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 4: 216-221

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