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Sesamum alatum   Thonning
Zarma name: hansi lamti, hansi foy
A tall erect herb typically found in disturbed moist places.
Uses: Medicine (whole plant), fodder (whole plant)
Notes: The Zarma name means "dogfs sauce". An explanation for this is that dogs often urinate on this plant. Seeds winged.
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1. Flowering shoot 2. Leaves in the upper and lower part of a single plant
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