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Gossypium arboreum (tree cotton)

Synonyms: Gossypium arboreum var. cemuum; Gossypium cernuum; Gossypium figarei; Gossypium gracile; Gossypium rubicundum; Hibiscus purpurascens

Wikipedia Abstract

Gossypium arboreum, commonly called tree cotton, is a species of cotton native to India, Pakistan and other tropical and subtropical regions of the Old World. There is evidence of its cultivation as long ago as the Harappan civilization of the Indus Valley for the production of cotton textiles. This species of cotton was also introduced into East Africa and was grown by the Meroe civilization in Nubia. The shrub was included in Linnaeus's Species Plantarum published in 1753.
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Infraspecies

Predators

Bucculatrix loxoptila[1]
Erechthias heterogramma[1]
Labdia allotriopa[1]
Labdia calida[1]
Limnaecia inconcinna[1]
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug)[2]
Opogona regressa[1]
Pectinophora gossypiella (Pink bollworm)[1]
Phenacoccus solenopsis (solenopsis mealybug)[2]
Pinnaspis strachani (lesser snow scale)[2]
Proterocosma epizona[1]
Pyroderces euryspora[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Svalbard Global Seed Vault

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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