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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. Last Changed: 02-Dec-2018
Species priority site is: Cotton Collection (COT)
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.
  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 Cotton germplasm status report and crop vulnerability status (Cotton Status Rep) 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. 1992. A revised taxonomic interpretation of Gossypium L. (Malvaceae) (Rheedea) 2:145.
  7. Fryxell, P. A. 1979. The natural history of the cotton tribe (Nat Hist Cotton) 62.
  8. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru (F Peru)
  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.
  11. Wendel, J. F. et al. 2009. Evolution and natural history of the cotton genus (Genet Genom 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 26 May 2019.