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''Gossypium hirsutum'', also known as upland cotton or Mexican cotton, is the most widely planted species of cotton in the United States, constituting some 95% of all cotton production there. It is native to Mexico, the West Indies, northern South America, Central America and possibly tropical Florida. Worldwide, the figure is about 90% of all cotton production is of cultivars derived from this species.

Archeological evidence from the Tehuacan Valley in Mexico shows the cultivation of.. more

Similar species: Malvales
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded May 17, 2015. Captured May 1, 2015 12:33 in Eparchiaki Odos Neou Chalkidona-Vrachias 17, Vrachia 570 07, Greece.
  • sutum
  • f/9.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm