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Author: Eileen Adelaide Bruce, 1953
Origin:  North-Western Namibia, Southern Angola
Soil:  Grit - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  1,2 Meters
Height:  8 Meters
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds
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 Angola and 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. 

The genera name means 'Sesamun bush' a member of the same family. The species is named after Prof. Dr. Robert L. A. M. Gürke, 1854-1911, a German botanist.