Sesamum indicum

Sesamum indicum  Sesamum indicum  Sesamum indicum

Sesamum indicum - Erect branching herbs, up to 1 m high; stems quadrangular, furrowed. Leaves variable, 6-15 cm long, 3-10 cm broad; petioles 1-3 mm long. Corolla usually white, sometimes pale pinkish-violet, often spotted yellow within and with a yellow blotch on lower lip, 2.5-3.5 cm long. Capsule erect, 15-28 mm long, 5-7 mm broad, densely villous-pubescent.Seeds about 2 mm long, pale yellow, brown, or black.

Scientific Name Sesamum indicum
Family Name PEDALIACEAE
English Name Sesame seeds
Local Name Thala
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Naturalized Exotic
Edible Parts Seed

Sesamum indicum  Sesamum indicum  Sesamum indicum

 

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