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
индийски сусам Bulgarian
обикновен сусам Bulgarian
gemeiner Sesam German
σάμι Greek
common sesame English
common simsim English
sesame English
ajonjolí Spanish
sesamo común Spanish
sésame French
sésame commun French
sezam Croatian
giuggiulena Italian
sesamo Italian
sesamo comune Italian
gewone sesam Dutch
кунжут восточный Russian
кунжут индийский Russian
кунжут обыкновенный Russian
susam Albanian
vanlig sesam Swedish
susam Turkish
кунжут індійський Ukrainian