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Gossypium  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21709

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): cotton [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyMalvaceae  – mallows, mauves  
                               GenusGossypium L. – cotton  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Gossypium arboreum L. – tree cotton 
                                  Species Gossypium armourianum Kearney – wild cotton 
                                  Species Gossypium barbadense L. – Creole cotton 
                                  Species Gossypium herbaceum L. – Levant cotton 
                                  Species Gossypium hirsutum L. – upland cotton 
                                  Species Gossypium sturtianum J.H. Willis – Sturt's desert rose 
                                  Species Gossypium thurberi Tod. – wild cotton, Thurber's cotton 
                                  Species Gossypium tomentosum Nutt. ex Seem. – mao, Hawaiian cotton, Hawai'i cotton 

  Expert: Laurence J. Dorr  
  Notes: Research Botanist and Associate Curator, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Gossypium    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Malvales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Gossypium   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gossypium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Gossypium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Gossypium   
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