. Botanical name of cotton is

A: Brassica

B: Gossypium

C: Hibiscus

D: Iberis


Best Answer

Explanation :- 

  • Botanical name is a scientific name allotted to a given plant species according to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.
  • The options given here are all genus parts only.
  • Genus Brassica includes plants of the family Brassicaceae. Example - Mustard, cabbage etc.
  • Genus Gossypium includes plants of the family Malvaceae (mallow). Example - Cotton etc.
  • Genus Hibiscus includes flowering plants of the family malvaceae (mallow). Example - Common hibiscus. Swamp rose mallow etc.
  • Genus Iberis includes flowering plants belonging to the family Brassicaceae. Example - Evergreen candytuft etc.

Final answer :- 

The correct option is (B),i.e Gossypium.



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