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  1. sea island cotton, tree cotton, Gossypium barbadensenoun

    small bushy tree grown on islands of the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of the southern United States; yields cotton with unusually long silky fibers

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  1. Gossypium barbadense

    Gossypium barbadense (gos-SIP-pee-um bar-ba-DEN-see) is one of several species of cotton. It is in the mallow family. It has been cultivated since antiquity, but has been especially prized since a form with particularly long fibers was developed in the 1800s. Other names associated with this species include Sea Island, Egyptian, Pima, and extra-long staple (ELS) cotton. The species is a tropical, frost-sensitive perennial that produces yellow flowers and has black seeds. It grows as a bush or small tree and yields cotton with unusually long, silky fibers. G. barbadense originated in southwest Ecuador and northwest Peru. It is now cultivated around the world, including China, Egypt, Sudan, India, Australia, Peru, Israel, the southwestern United States, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. It accounts for about 5% of the world's cotton production.

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  1. gossypium barbadense

    Gossypium Barbadense is a species of cotton plant, also known as extra-long staple (ELS) cotton. It is known for its silky, high-quality fibers that are longer and stronger than other types of cotton. It is native to South America but is cultivated in various parts of the world, such as the United States and Egypt, and is commonly used to produce luxury cotton products. A few known varieties are Pima, Egyptian, and Supima cotton.

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  1. Gossypium barbadense

    Gossypium barbadense, also known as extra long staple cotton as it generally has a staple of at least 1 3/8" or longer, is a species of cotton plant. Some types of ELS cotton are American Pima, Egyptian Giza, Indian Suvin, Chinese Xinjiang, Sudanese Barakat, and Russian Tonkovoloknistyi. It is a tropical, frost-sensitive perennial plant that produces yellow flowers and has black seeds. It grows as a small, bushy tree and yields cotton with unusually long, silky fibers. To grow, it requires full sun and high humidity and rainfall. This plant contains the chemical gossypol, which reduces its susceptibility to insect and fungal damage. In Suriname’s traditional medicine, the leaves of G. barbadense are used to treat hypertension and delayed/irregular menstruation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gossypium barbadense in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gossypium barbadense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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