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Taxon: Gossypium darwinii G. Watt

Genus: Gossypium
Subgenus: Karpas
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Gossypieae
Nomen number: 17909
Place of publication: Wild cult. cotton 68. 1907
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Aug-1999
Species priority site is: Cotton Collection (COT)
Accessions: 144 (140 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galápagos]


  1. Cotton Crop Germplasm Committee Cotton germplasm status report and crop vulnerability status. 2005 (Cotton Status Rep) 18.
  2. DeJoode, D. R. & J. F. Wendel 1992. Genetic diversity and origin of Hawaiian Island cotton, Gossypium tomentosum Amer. J. Bot. 79:1311.
  3. Fryxell, P. A. 1976. A nomenclator of Gossypium. The botanical names of cotton Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1491:29.
  4. Fryxell, P. A. 1992. A revised taxonomic interpretation of Gossypium L. (Malvaceae) (Rheedea) 2:160.
  5. Fryxell, P. A. 1979. The natural history of the cotton tribe. 1979 (Nat Hist Cotton) 71.
  6. Percy, R. G. The worldwide gene pool of Gossypium barbadense L. and its improvement (Genet Genom Cotton) 53-68.
  7. Wendel, J. F. & R. C. Cronn 2003. Polyploidy and the evolutionary history of cotton Advances Agron. 78:139-186.
  8. Wendel, J. F. & R. G. Percy 1990. Allozyme diversity and introgression in the Galapagos islands endemic Gossypium darwinii and its relationship to continental G. barbadense Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 18:517-528.
  9. Wendel, J. F. et al. 2009. Evolution and natural history of the cotton genus (Genet Genom Cotton) 3-22.
  10. Wiggins, I. L. & D. M. Porter Flora of the Galapagos islands. (F Galap)

Check other web resources for Gossypium darwinii G. Watt :

  • 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?id=17909. Accessed 24 March 2019.