Gossypium

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Distribution
Gossypium (rights holder: Katja Schulz) © Katja Schulz

Cotton

Gossypium, the cotton genus, contains around 50 species, ranging from herbaceaous annuals and perennials to shrubs or small trees, in the Malvaceae (mallow family), including several species grown for the fiber (cotton) obtained from the long seed hairs as well as for the oil obtained from the seeds. Cotton fiber is the most widely used of natural fibers produced for textiles, and cottonseed oil i... Text © Jacqueline Courteau

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Malvaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
1.85%
1 of 54 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
3a8d81d7-2bca-44c1-ae65-322c4dc9bcc3
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility