EPPO Global Database

Sesamum indicum(SEGIN)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-04-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SEGIN
  • Preferred name: Sesamum indicum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Indian subcontinent. Cultivated as a grain and flavouring crop. Introduced in eastern Europe, Western Asia, Central Asia, China, Japan, Korea, southeast Asia, most of Africa, North,  Central America and Caribbean (locally), northern South America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Sesamum orientale Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
common sesame English
common simsim English
sesame English
gemeiner Sesam German
sésame French
sésame commun French
ajonjolí Spanish
sesamo común Spanish
giuggiulena Italian
sesamo Italian
sesamo comune Italian
gewone sesam Dutch
vanlig sesam Swedish
кунжут восточный Russian
кунжут индийский Russian
кунжут обыкновенный Russian
susam Turkish
susam Albanian
zenjlan Arabic
индийски сусам Bulgarian
обикновен сусам Bulgarian
zhī má Chinese
芝麻 Chinese
sezam Croatian
σάμι Greek
til Hindi
तिल Hindi
кунжут індійський Ukrainian