EPPO Global Database

Gossypium arboreum(GOSAR)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: GOSAR
  • Preferred name: Gossypium arboreum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


India. The wild species is the parent of cultivated races developed over many centuries in India, southeast Asia, China, Japan, Korea, and also in parts of Africa, including Egypt. In Europe, sporadically cultivated in southern Portugal and Spain 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Gossypium indicum Lamarck

Common names
Name Language
Asiatic cotton English
tree cotton English
asiatische Baumwolle German
cotonnier en arbre French
algodonero arbóreo Spanish
algodoeiro-arbóreo Portuguese
ワタ Japanese
コットン Japanese
kotton Japanese
wata Japanese
хлопчатник древовидный Russian
shù mián Chinese
树棉 Chinese