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Family: PEDALIACEAE 

 Sesamothamnus guerichii
 

  
Author:  Eileen Adelaide Bruce 1953
Family:  Pedaliaceae
Habitat:  Northwestern Namibia
Soil:  Grit or Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  1,2 meters
Height:  8 meters
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Herero Sesame Bush
Synonyms:  Sigmatosiphon gurichii, Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler
By misspelling (IPNI): Sesamothamnus gurichii

   This member of the Pedaliaceae family was given this name by Eileen Adelaide Bruce in 1953. It is found in Namibia, growing in a well drained soil or grit with some water and lots of sun. It will raise to eight meters with a stem with a diameter of up to 1,3 meters. The flowers are yellow.