Gossypium barbadense L.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (HIBISCUS OR MALLOW FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Gossypium barbadense
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gossypium barbadense L.
  • Common name : Sea Island Cotton, Egyptian Cotton, Brazilian Cotton, Peruvian Cotton, Kidney Cotton
  • Vernacular name : Paruthi (Tam.)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Comments : Cultivated and often self-sown.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropical America; Introduced elsewhere
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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 barbadense. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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