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Gossypium tomentosum
Gossypium tomentosum
mao Mallow Family
Gossypium tomentosum Malvaceae
common names
  Hawaiian cotton
  Hawai'i cotton
accepted scientific name
  Gossypium tomentosum Nutt. ex Seem.
rules for finding collection records
  Gossypium tomentosum (238)
family name
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 2 to 3 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to the Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (38%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base