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Gossypium hirsutum

Gossypium hirsutum L.

 

Cotton

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMalvalesIncludes cacao, balsa, lime, linden, basswood, daphnes, hibiscus, hollyhocks, okra, baobab, cotton, kapok, and many others
FamilyMalvaceaeIncludes okra, jute, cacao, hibiscus, many others
GenusGossypiumFrom Latin names used by Pliny for the cotton tree
Specieshirsutum

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Gossypium hirsutum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Nov 2013.

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Gossypium hirsutum (Cotton)

9/1/2013 · Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
≈ 4 × 7" (11 × 16 cm)

Gossypium hirsutum (Cotton)

9/1/2013 · Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
≈ 4 × 3" (11 × 8.5 cm)

Gossypium hirsutum (Cotton)

9/1/2013 · Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm)

Gossypium hirsutum (Cotton)

7/13/2008 · By Jacquelyn Boyt ID is dubious

Gossypium hirsutum (Cotton)

9/1/2013 · Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
≈ 10 × 8" (26 × 21 cm)

Gossypium hirsutum (Cotton)

9/1/2013 · Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
≈ 16 × 10" (39 × 26 cm)

Gossypium hirsutum (Cotton)

9/1/2013 · Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
≈ 10 × 8" (25 × 19 cm)

Gossypium hirsutum (Cotton)

7/13/2008 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

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