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Gossypium barbadense var. acuminatum (Roxb.) Mast.


Description from Flora of China

Gossypium acuminatum Roxburgh ex G. Don, Gen. Hist. 1: 487. 1831; G. barbadense var. brasiliense (Macfadyen) Mauer; G. brasiliense Macfadyen; G. guyanense Rafinesque var. brasiliense (Macfadyen) Rafinesque; ?G. peruvianum var. brasiliense (Macfadyen) Prokhanov.

Leaf blade 5-lobed. Corolla crimson in center, fading to pink, 6-7 cm. Capsule oblong-ellipsoid, 5-7 cm, beak to 1 cm. Seeds aggregated, shortly ciliate at apex.

The origin of this variety is in tropical America.

Cultivated; below 1500 m. Guangdong, Hainan, Yunnan [tropical America].


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