Gossypium hirsutum L.

  • Family : MALVACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Gossypium hirsutum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gossypium hirsutum L.
  • Common name : American Cotton, Bourbon Cotton, Upland Cotton
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : December onwards
  • Comments : Cultivated and often self-sown.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropical North & Central America; Introduced in the Old World
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
  • 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 hirsutum. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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