Gossypium mustelinum

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Gossypium mustelinum


Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Tribus: Gossypieae
Genus: Gossypium
Subgenus: G. subg. Karpas
Species: Gossypium mustelinum



Gossypium mustelinum Miers ex G.Watt, 1907


  • Homotypic
    • Gossypium hirsutum f. mustelinum (Miers ex G.Watt) Roberty in Candollea 7: 330 (1937)
    • Gossypium hirsutum subsp. mustelinum (Miers ex G.Watt) Roberty in Candollea 13: 60 (1950)
  • Heterotypic
    • Gossypium caicoense Condorcet in Hermogenes Imrein Brogan. 28: 274 (1969)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references

  • Miers, J., 1907. Wild and Cultivated Cotton Plants of the World. A Revision of the Genus Gossypium Framed Primarily with the Object of Aiding Planters and Investigators Who May Contemplate the Systematic Improvement of the Cotton Staple. London, New York, Bombay, Calcutta 167, t. 26.

Additional references

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page

Vernacular names

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