Scientific Name Sesamum indicum
Common Name Koba; Beniseed; Hu ma; Gingelly; Sesame
Taxonomy ID 4182
Lineage cellular organisms > Viridiplantae > Streptophyta > Streptophytina > Embryophyta > Tracheophyta > Euphyllophyta > Spermatophyta > Magnoliophyta > Mesangiospermae > eudicotyledons > Gunneridae > Pentapetalae > asterids > lamiids > Lamiales > Pedaliaceae > Sesamum
External Links NCBI;
Representative Assembly S_indicum_Yuzhi11_v1 GCA_001692995.1 DNA

Sesamum indicum is an important oil seed crop with excellent properties. The seed is highly nutritious with high protein content with good amino acid balance. Sesame oil extracted from the seed is high in unsaturated fats and resistant to oxidative deterioration.