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Gossypium arboreum
(cotton, tree)

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Gossypium arboreum (cotton, tree)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Gossypium arboreum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cotton, tree
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Gossypium arboreum L.

Preferred Common Name

  • cotton, tree

Other Scientific Names

  • Gossypium cernuum Tod.
  • Gossypium indicum Medik.
  • Gossypium intermedium Tod.
  • Gossypium nangking Meyen
  • Gossypium neglectum Tod.
  • Gossypium obtusifolium Roxb. ex G. Don
  • Gossypium sanguineum Hassk.
  • Gossypium soudanense (G. Watt) G. Watt

International Common Names

  • English: cotton, desi; desi cotton; tree cotton
  • Spanish: algodonero arbóreo
  • French: coton arborescent
  • Portuguese: algodoeiro-arbóreo

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Baumwolle, Asiatische

EPPO code

  • GOSAR (Gossypium arboreum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Malvales
  •                         Family: Malvaceae
  •                             Genus: Gossypium
  •                                 Species: Gossypium arboreum