Genus: Gossypium L.

 
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Gossypieae
Common names: cotton
Genus number: 5113
Last updated: 12-Mar-2007
Accession Count: 1299 (73 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Cronn, R. C. et al. 2002. Rapid diversification of the cotton genus (Gossypium: Malvaceae) revealed by analysis of sixteen nuclear and chloroplast genes. Amer. J. Bot. 89:707-725.
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1997. The American genera of Malvaceae--II.. (Brittonia) 49:232.
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1992. A revised taxonomic interpretation of Gossypium L. (Malvaceae). (Rheedea) 2:108-165.
  • Percival, A. E. et al. 1999. Taxonomy and germplasm resources. (Cotton) 33-63.
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Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Gossypium
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=5113. Accessed 16 November 2018.