Taxon: Gossypium tomentosum Nutt. ex Seem.

 
Genus: Gossypium
  Subgenus: Karpas
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Gossypieae
Nomen number: 17948
Place of publication: Fl. vit. 1:22. 1865
Name Verified on: 10-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Aug-1999
Species priority site is: Cotton Collection (COT)
Accessions: 41 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of cotton (based on hybrids with normal meiosis but no seed formation fide Genetics 95:974, 981. 1980)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of Sea Island cotton (based on probable chromosomal differences with Gossypium barbadense fide Genetics 95:981. 1980)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of short-staple cotton (based on affinities to A-genome Gossypium herbaceum fide Genet Genom Cotton 12. 2009)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of tree cotton (based on affinities to A-genome Gossypium arboreum fide Genet Genom Cotton 12. 2009)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

References:

  • Campbell, B. T. et al. 2010. Status of the global cotton germplasm resources Crop Sci. (Madison) 50:1161-1179.
  • Cotton Crop Germplasm Committee Cotton germplasm status report and crop vulnerability status. 2005 (Cotton Status Rep) 18.
  • DeJoode, D. R. & J. F. Wendel 1992. Genetic diversity and origin of the Hawaiian island cotton, Gossypium tomentosum Amer. J. Bot. 79:1311-1319.
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1976. A nomenclator of Gossypium. The botanical names of cotton Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1491:73.
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1978. The correct name for the Hawaiian Gossypium: G. tomentosum (Taxon) 27:131.
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1992. A revised taxonomic interpretation of Gossypium L. (Malvaceae) (Rheedea) 2:159.
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1979. The natural history of the cotton tribe. 1979 (Nat Hist Cotton) 68.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hasenkampf, C. A. & M. Y. Menzel 1980. Incipient genome differentiation in Gossypium. II. Comparison of 12 chromosomes in G. hirsutum, G. mustelinum and G. tomentosum using heterozygous translocations (Genetics) 95:971-983.
  • Hasenkampf, C. A. & M. Y. Menzel 1980. Incipient genome differentiation in Gossypium. II. Comparison of 12 chromosomes in G. hirsutum, G. mustelinum and G. tomentosum using heterozygous translocations (Genetics) 95:971-983.
  • Hawkins, J. S. et al. 2005. Identification of AFLP markers that discriminate between cultivated cotton and the Hawaiian island endemic, Gossypium tomentosum Nuttall ex Seeman Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 52:1069-1078.
  • Hawkins, J. S. et al. 2005. Identification of AFLP markers that discriminate between cultivated cotton and the Hawaiian island endemic, Gossypium tomentosum Nuttall ex Seeman Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 52:1069-1078.
  • Lubbers, E. L. & P. W. Chee The worldwide gene pool of G. hirsutum and its improvement (Genet Genom Cotton) 23-52.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Mirza, M. A. 1979. The present classification of the genus Gossypium [cotton] Pakistan Cottons 23:280.
  • Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Waghmare, V. N. et al. 2005. Genetic mapping of a cross between Gossypium hirsutum (cotton) and the Hawaiian endemic, Gossypium tomentosum Theor. Appl. Genet. 111:665-676.
  • Waghmare, V. N. et al. 2005. Genetic mapping of a cross between Gossypium hirsutum (cotton) and the Hawaiian endemic, Gossypium tomentosum Theor. Appl. Genet. 111:665-676.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  • Wendel, J. F. et al. 2009. Evolution and natural history of the cotton genus (Genet Genom Cotton) 3-22.
  • Wendel, J. F. et al. 2009. Evolution and natural history of the cotton genus (Genet Genom Cotton) 3-22.

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