Gossypium arboreum L., Sp. Pl. 693 1753. (Syn: Gossypium albiflorum Tod.; Gossypium anomalum G.Watt [Illegitimate]; Gossypium arboreum var. cernuum (Tod.) Hutch. & Ghosh; Gossypium arboreum var. wightianum (Tod.) M.R.Almeida; Gossypium asiaticum Raf.; Gossypium bani (G.Watt) Prokh.; Gossypium cernuum Tod.; Gossypium comesii Sprenger; Gossypium figarei Tod.; Gossypium glabratum Tod.; Gossypium gracile Salisb.; Gossypium indicum Lam.; Gossypium intermedium Tod.; Gossypium nanking var. bani G.Watt; Gossypium neglectum Tod.; Gossypium obtusifolium Roxb. ex G.Don; Gossypium obtusifolium var. wightiana G.Watt; Gossypium perennans Delile ex Roberty; Gossypium puniceum Fenzl; Gossypium purpurascens Poir.; Gossypium roseum Tod.; Gossypium roxburghii Tod.; Gossypium royleanum Tod.; Gossypium rubicundum Roxb. ex Wight & Arn.; Gossypium rubrum Forssk.; Gossypium sanguineum Hazsl.; Gossypium soudanense (G.Watt) G.Watt; Gossypium vaupelii J.Graham; Gossypium wattianum S.Y.Hu; Gossypium wightianum Tod.; Hibiscus albiflorus Kuntze (Unresolved); Hibiscus purpurascens Kuntze (unresolved);
Cultivated in India as per BSI Flora of India;
 
Shrubby plant up to 2 m tall with purple branches; leaves 5-7 parted with linear to lanceolate lobes; flowers purple or yellow with purple centre; epicalyx segments large, ovate, subentire or toothed; capsule up to 2.5 cm across, ovoid or oblong.   
 

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Malvaceae Fortnight: Gossypium arboreum from Delhi-GSJULY24/24 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)

Gossypium arboreum Linn., Sp. Pl. 693. 1753

Local names: kapas, rui, tula

Shrubby plant up to 2 m tall with purple branches; leaves 5-7 parted with linear to lanceolate lobes; flowers purple or yellow with purple centre; epicalyx segments large, ovate, subentire or toothed; capsule up to 2.5 cm across, ovoid or oblong.
Common old world species.
Photographed from Delhi University Botanical Garden in August, 2009





Malvaceae Week: Gossypium arboreum from Delhi:  Gossypium arboreum Linn., Sp. Pl. 693. 1753
Local names: kapas, rui, tula
Shrubby plant up to 2 m tall with purple branches; leaves 5-7 parted with linear to lanceolate lobes; flowers purple or yellow with purple centre; epicalyx segments large, ovate, subentire or toothed; capsule up to 2.5 cm across, ovoid or oblong.
Common old world species.
Photographed from Delhi University Botanical Garden in August, 2009

Now i could understand the diff between Arboreum and hirsutam

Please ID this climber found in a garden in Thane near Mumbai in Mar 2015.


Gossypium arboreum


beautiful

next time you go may be the cotton wisps would be flying around

if you do go follow up would be appreciated

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Gossypium from Jaipur: (mixed thread) 

gossypium arboreum


This is rightly Gossypium arborUm


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Cotton plant-261210MN: Sending photos of cotton plant.

Place : Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Date  : 24.11.10
Habitat : Cultivated 

Nice catch of “COTTON BALL” 


Gossypium herbaceum i think


I think Gossypium arboreum L. as per images herein.


 

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This is from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
Kindly confirm and oblige


Is it ornamental plant ?
To me appears close.


Thank you very much

It is ornamental and found in garden/house
It is grown for flower and the small tree survives for many years.
It could be Gossypium arboretum


 

 
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