Gossypium hirsutum

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#334 They called me Gossypium hirsutum, also known as Gossypium schottii, Gossypium harrisii, Gossypium birkinshawii, Gossypium rhorii, Gossypium hirsutum f. pollardii, and Gossypium morrillii. I pay homage to the male botanists Birkinshaw (I couldn’t find his records), Rhor (I couldn’t find his records), Benedict John Pollard, Morrill (I couldn’t find his records), Warwick Harris, or Wayne K. Harris, and Heinrich Wilhelm Schott, Heinrich Schott, Anton Schott, or Arthur Carl Victor Schott. They first catalogued me in 1763.

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