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Taxon: Gossypium barbadense L.

 
Genus: Gossypium
Subgenus: Karpas
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Gossypieae
Nomen number: 17904
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:693. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 10-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Aug-1999
Species priority site is: Cotton Collection (COT)
Accessions: 1854 (1628 active, 2474 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (textile); fiber (source of pima or Egyptian cotton)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, [Guayas, Los Rios] Peru [Tumbes]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Beasley, J. O. 1942. Meiotic chromosome behavior in species, species hybrids, haploids, and induced polyploids of Gossypium (Genetics) 27:25-54.
  3. Cotton Crop Germplasm Committee Cotton germplasm status report and crop vulnerability status. 2005 (Cotton Status Rep) 18.
  4. Cotton Division AMS 1980. The classification of cotton U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 556:1.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Endrizzi, J. E. et al. 1985. Genetics, cytology, and evolution of Gossypium J. Genet. 23:271-375.
  7. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Fryxell, P. A. 1976. A nomenclator of Gossypium. The botanical names of cotton Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1491:21.
  10. Fryxell, P. A. 1992. A revised taxonomic interpretation of Gossypium L. (Malvaceae) (Rheedea) 2:159.
  11. Fryxell, P. A. 1979. The natural history of the cotton tribe. 1979 (Nat Hist Cotton) 70-71.
  12. Fryxell, P. A. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  13. Gooding, E. G. et al. Flora of Barbados. (F Barbados)
  14. Grover, C. E. et al. 2015. Re-evaluating the phylogeny of allpolyploid Gossypium L. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 92:45-52.
  15. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  16. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  17. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  18. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  19. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  20. Lee, J. A. 1981. Genetics of D3 complementary lethality in Gossypium hirsutum and G. barbadense J. Heredity 72:299-300.
  21. Lubbers, E. L. & P. W. Chee The worldwide gene pool of G. hirsutum and its improvement (Genet Genom Cotton) 23-52.
  22. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  23. Paul, T. K. & M. P. Nayar 1988. Malvaceae (Fasc F India) 19:114.
  24. Percy, R. G. The worldwide gene pool of Gossypium barbadense L. and its improvement (Genet Genom Cotton) 53-68.
  25. Percy, R. G. & J. F. Wendel 1990. Allozyme evidence for the origin and diversification of Gossypium barbadense L. Theor. Appl. Genet. 79:529-542.
  26. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  27. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  28. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  29. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  30. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  31. 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.
  32. Wendel, J. F. et al. 1992. Genetic diversity in Gossypium hirsutum and the origin of upland cotton Amer. J. Bot. 79:1291-1310.
  33. Westengen, O. T. et al. 2005. Genetic diversity and geographic pattern in early South American cotton domestication Theor. Appl. Genet. 110:392-402.
  34. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  35. Zamir, D. 2001. Improving plant breeding with exotic genetic libraries Nat. Rev. Genet. 2:985.

Check other web resources for Gossypium barbadense L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=17904. Accessed 15 November 2018.