Gossypium

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Translingual[edit]

Gossypium sturtianum

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gossypinus, gossympĭnus (cotton plant, Gossypium arboreum). Named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).[1][2]

Proper noun[edit]

Gossypium n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Malvaceae — cotton and related plants.

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  1. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  2. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.