Cotton plant

Have you heard? They have created another cotton plant species.
— Science magazine reader to a friend
  The cotton plants are flowering plants that are native to tropical and subtropical regions of the three continents, Amfli, Sunt and Nor.
They are also native to three of the small islands of the continent of Sol.

Appearance and Morphology

There are several different breeds of cotton plants. Most cultivated cotton plants are shrub-like perennials that are grown as annuals. However, there are tree-like cotton plants as well, which are grown to last years. New cotton plants species are discovered in the wild or bred in labs frequently.   Most shrub cotton plant species are 1-2m in height with large lobed leaves. The seeds are the desirable parts of this plant though. Each seed is surrounded by fibers that are removed and used for making threads to turn into fabrics. In the wild cotton fibers come in the colors of white, brown and green. Cultivated fibers come in even more colors.  


Cotton is full of fibers and as such the plants are used as feed for Horsemels and Cowses as well as for fabrics which is used for clothes worn by the Homo sapiens. Most of the current production of cotton is situated in the central part of Amfli, around the fashion capital, Nam, in the country of Oskad.
Even the Pocket World purchases cotton and fabric from Oskad, without the knowledge of the common folk of the Common world.

Pests and diseases

There are a lot of pests and diseases that are plaguing the cultivated cotton plants and scientists are doing their best trying to breed in disease and pest resistance traits from wild cotton.   Common Pests: Cotton moths and Green worms
Common diseases: Leaf spot and Black rot

Nobody knows, archaeologists have found proof that cotton has been cultivated since the infancy of the Homo sapiens
Conservation Status
It exists in abundance and there is no worry that it will ever disappear.
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