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Taxon: Gossypium raimondii Ulbr.

Genus: Gossypium
Subgenus: Houzingenia
Section: Erioxylum
Subsection: Austroamericana
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Gossypieae
Nomen number: 17936
Place of publication: Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11:548. 1932
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 66 (57 active, 15 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Amazonas, Cajamarca, La Libertad, Lambayeque]


  1. Álvarez, I. et al. 2005. Phylogeny of the New World diploid cottons (Gossypium L., Malvaceae) based on sequences of three low-copy nuclear genes. Pl. Syst. Evol. 252:199-214.
  2. Campbell, B. T. et al. 2010. Status of the global cotton germplasm resources. Crop Sci. (Madison) 50:1161-1179. Note: it listed Gossypium raimondii as a D-genome species and part of the secondary gene pool of cotton
  3. Chen, Z. et al. 2017. Entire nucleotide sequences of Gossypium raimondii and G. arboreum mitochondrial genomes revealed A-genome species as cytoplasmic donor of the allotetraploid species. Pl. Biol. 19:484-493.
  4. Cotton Crop Germplasm Committee. 2005. Cotton germplasm status report and crop vulnerability status 19.
  5. Fryxell, P. A. 1976. A nomenclator of Gossypium. The botanical names of cotton. Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1491:62-63.
  6. Fryxell, P. A. 1979. The natural history of the cotton tribe 62.
  7. Fryxell, P. A. 1992. A revised taxonomic interpretation of Gossypium L. (Malvaceae). Rheedea 2:145.
  8. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  9. Saravanan, N. A. 2007. Production and fertility restoration of an interspecific hybrid between Gossypium hirsutum L. and G. raimondii U.. Cytologia 72:195-203.
  10. Wendel, J. F. & V. A. Albert. 1992. Phylogenetics of the cotton genus (Gossypium): character state weighted parsimony analysis of chloroplast-DNA restriction site data and its systematic and biogeographic implications. Syst. Bot. 17:115-143. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  11. Wendel, J. F. et al. 2009. Evolution and natural history of the cotton genus. Genetics and genomics of cotton 3-22.
  12. Westengen, O. T. et al. 2005. Genetic diversity and geographic pattern in early South American cotton domestication. Theor. Appl. Genet. 110:392-402.
  13. Wu, Y. et al. 2017. A new synthetic hybrid (A1D5) between Gossypium herbaceum and G. raimondii and its morphological, cytogenetic, molecular characterization. PLoS One 12(2): e0169833.

Check other web resources for Gossypium raimondii Ulbr. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?17936. Accessed 24 October 2019.