Hawaiian Native Plant Genera - Malvaceae

Gossypium

End
1
   
Ind
0
   
Anc
1
   
Source
Amer
   
Mode
DR

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Gossypium tomentosum, ma'o, huluhulu, endemic.

The short brownish fibers on the seeds of the Hawaiian cotton are not commercially useful but the Hawaiian plants have been used in cotton breeding programs in attempts to improve disease resistance in commercial cotton.

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