EPPO Global Database

Gossypium hirsutum(GOSHI)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: GOSHI
  • Preferred name: Gossypium hirsutum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America, South America (northern, eastern Brazil). Cultivated as the principal source of cotton fibre throughout most of the tropics. Introduced in eastern Europe, Western Asia, Central Asia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China, Indochina, tropical Africa, southern USA, Caribbean, South America (Brazil)

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Gossypium hirsutum var. hirsutum Linnaeus
Gossypium mexicanum Todaro

Common names
Name Language
American upland cotton English
Upland-Baumwolle German
cotonnier French
algodonero Spanish
pianta del cotone Italian
katoenplant Dutch
algodoeiro Portuguese
algodoeiro-americano Portuguese
algodoeiro-das-terras-altas Portuguese
bomullsplanta Swedish
хлопчатник волосистый Russian
хлопчатник косматый Russian
хлопчатник мохнатый Russian
хлопчатник обыкновенный Russian
kaba pamuk Turkish
pambuk Albanian
памук Bulgarian
lù dì mián Chinese
陆地棉 Chinese
бавовник шорсткий Ukrainian