Genus: Gossypium L.

Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Gossypieae
Common names: cotton
Genus number: 5113
Last updated: 12-Mar-2007
Accession Count: 1297
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.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonysm (~) for genus: