Gossypium arboreum L.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (HIBISCUS OR MALLOW FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Gossypium arboreum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gossypium arboreum L.
  • Common name : Cotton plant, Tree Cotton
  • Vernacular name : Kapas, Diyokapas, Ruii (Hin.); Karpasamu (Tel.); Khariya kapa, Desi kapas, Kopa, Karpousso (Ori.); Raksatika (San.)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Self sown and often cultivated.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropics and sub-tropics of the Old World
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Gossypium arboreum. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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