Species Sesamum triphyllum Welw. ex Aschers. (Thunderbolt flower)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Viridiplantae
  • - phylum: Streptophyta
  • -- class: Magnoliopsida
  • --- order: Lamiales
  • ---- family: Pedaliaceae
  • ----- species: Sesamum triphyllum
Characteristics:erect, annual herb; 25-200 cm; solitary, dark pink flowers with darker centre; small, butterfly-shaped seeds; fruit oblong capsule; aromatic leaves
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Van der Walt and le Riche 1999: 119; Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 186
Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Corridor Pos 15/17?, Omaheke, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/19247594
Creator: Bart Wursten
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
Comments: Species: Sesamum triphyllum Welw. ex Asch. Date: 2007-12-25 Location: Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River Habitat: In disturbed area at back of camp
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/19247598
Creator: Bart Wursten
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
Comments: Species: Sesamum triphyllum Welw. ex Asch. Date: 2010-01-07 Location: Near the viewing platform, Masuma Dam, Hwange NP Habitat: Mopane woodland on small hill

Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Corridor Pos 15/17?, Omaheke, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/19247596
Creator: Bart Wursten
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
Comments: Species: Sesamum triphyllum Welw. ex Asch. Date: 2007-12-25 Location: Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River Habitat: In disturbed area at back of camp

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