Cotton

National flower of Kyrgyzstan

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    Cotton @ National Museum of Japanese History 'Botanical Garden'
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    Cotton @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    Cotton @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    Cotton @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Cotton
Formal Name
Gossypium arboreum
Alias
tree cotton, Cotton
Habitat
Ind
Morph
annual plant

Comment

What is Cotton

Cotton , Gossypium arboreum, is an annual plant of the department Malvaceae Gossypium genus native of Ind. The cotton wool which split open like popcorn white is fun. As for the color of a flower, the center does strong purplish red with light yellow. The leaf resembles a maple leaf and is split in five from tree. The seminal hair becomes the raw materials of cotton of spinning raw materials and the futon, cotton, gunpowder and the celluloid as raw cotton. As for the cotton seed cake oil which it is adopted from the cotton fruit which is a seed of the cotton, it is with raw materials of edible oil and margarine, soap, the galactogogue. The root skin becomes the emmenagogue. The refuse which squeezed cotton seed cake oil is used as feed and manure.

generic name: Cotton , a scientific name: Gossypium arboreum, national flower: Kyrgyzstan,Another name: tree cotton,place of origin: India, height of a rice plant: 100-300 cm, the flowering (real admiration) period: For from August to November, it is a color of a flower: The core which is central in the thin yellow ground is body purple-red, flower diameter: 5 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Gossypium
Species
G.arboreum
Flower language
“很棒”,“崇高” (Dec 12)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Cream
Season
AugSepOctNov
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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