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Gossypium (cotton)


Wikipedia Abstract

Gossypium is the cotton genus. It belongs to the tribe Gossypieae, in the mallow family, Malvaceae, native to the tropical and subtropical regions from both the Old and New World. The genus Gossypium comprises around 50 species, making it the largest in species number in the tribe Gossypieae. New species continue to be discovered. The name of the genus is derived from the Arabic word goz, which refers to a soft substance.
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Gossypium anapoides
Gossypium anomalum
Gossypium arboreum (tree cotton)
Gossypium areysianum
Gossypium aridum (Vulnerable)
Gossypium armourianum (Critically Endangered)
Gossypium baradense
Gossypium barbadense (Creole cotton) (Attributes)
Gossypium bickii
Gossypium bricchettii
Gossypium contextum
Gossypium costulatum
Gossypium cunninghamii
Gossypium darwinii (Darwin's cotton)
Gossypium dicladum
Gossypium enthyle
Gossypium exiguum
Gossypium gossypioides (Vulnerable)
Gossypium harknessii (Endangered)
Gossypium herbaceaum <Unverified Name>
Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton) (Attributes)
Gossypium hirsutum (upland cotton) (Vulnerable) (Attributes)
Gossypium hybr
Gossypium hypadenum
Gossypium incanum
Gossypium irenaeum
Gossypium klotzschianum
Gossypium lanceolatum
Gossypium laxum (Endangered)
Gossypium lobatum (Endangered)
Gossypium londonderriense
Gossypium londonderriensis
Gossypium longicalyx (Vulnerable)
Gossypium marchantii
Gossypium morreilli
Gossypium mustelinum (Endangered)
Gossypium nelsonii
Gossypium nobile
Gossypium patens
Gossypium perrieri
Gossypium pilosum
Gossypium populifolium
Gossypium pulchellum
Gossypium raimondii
Gossypium robinsonii
Gossypium rotundifolium
Gossypium schwendimanii (Endangered)
Gossypium somalense
Gossypium stephensii
Gossypium stocksii
Gossypium sturtianum (Sturt's desert rose) (Attributes)
Gossypium thurberi (Thurber's cotton) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Gossypium timorense
Gossypium tomentosum (Hawai'i cotton) (Vulnerable) (Attributes)
Gossypium trifurcatum
Gossypium trilobum (Endangered)
Gossypium triphyllum
Gossypium turneri (Critically Endangered)
Gossypium vollesenii
Gossypium zaitzevii

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0