Definition of Gossypium barbadense
1. Noun. 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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Literary usage of Gossypium barbadense
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1. The Cotton Manufacture of Great Britain Systematically Investigated by Andrew Ure (1836)
"... the gossypium Barbadense, or the West India cotton, belongs to the ... gossypium Barbadense ..."
2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"gossypium barbadense. GOSSYPIUM. ARBOREUM Linn. u wa, BUHM. ... gossypium barbadense. Roil. This species is indigenous, growing in the mountains of Bengal ..."
3. The Structure of the Cotton Fibre in Its Relation to Technical Applications by Frederic Hungerford Bowman (1882)
"gossypium barbadense, Linn., comprising Sea Island and Barbadoes cotton. 6. ... The first of these species, gossypium barbadense, is the most valuable, ..."
4. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"... is as follows: gossypium barbadense (Sea-Island) 4.05 cm. ... Gossypium barbadense (Egyptian) 3.89 cm. ..."
5. The Home and Foreign Review (1863)
"Of these, gossypium Barbadense is the most important, and the most widely ... From the West Indies the gossypium Barbadense found its way to the Island of ..."
6. Cotton Spinning by William Scott-Taggart (1898)
"The classification in favour for general purposes is the one where they are all grouped under the four following heads : gossypium barbadense, ..."