Taxon: Musa banksii F. Muell.

 
Genus: Musa
    Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 24709
Place of publication: Fragm. 4:132. 1864
Comment: date of publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 19-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Nov-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: progenitor of A-genome bananas (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 108:11315. 2011)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of banana (based on affinities to A- and B-genome Musa fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:8. 2010)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Samoa

References:

  • Argent, G. C. G. 1976. The wild bananas of Papua New Guinea Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35:87.
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource). (World Checkl Sel Fam)
  • Häkkinen, M. & H. Väre 2008. Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes (Adansonia) sér. 3, 30:68.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Irish, B. M. et al. 2014. Musa spp. Germplasm management: microsatellite fingerprinting of USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System collection Crop Sci. (Madison) 54:2140-2151.
  • Li, L.-F. et al. 2010. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the banana family (Musaceae) inferred from multiple nuclear and chloroplast DNA fragments, with a special reference to the genus Musa Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 57:1-10.
  • Li, L.-F. et al. 2010. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the banana family (Musaceae) inferred from multiple nuclear and chloroplast DNA fragments, with a special reference to the genus Musa Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 57:1-10.
  • Li, L.-F. et al. 2013. Origins and domestication of cultivated banana inferred from chloroplast and nuclear genes (PloS One) 8(11):e80502. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080502
  • Li, L.-F. et al. 2013. Origins and domestication of cultivated banana inferred from chloroplast and nuclear genes (PloS One) 8(11):e80502. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080502
  • Ortiz, R. 1997. Occurrence and inheritance of 2n pollen in Musa Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 79:449-453.
  • Perrier, X. et al. 2011. Multidisciplinary perspectives on banana (Musa spp.) domestication Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108:11311-11318.
  • Perrier, X. et al. 2011. Multidisciplinary perspectives on banana (Musa spp.) domestication Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108:11311-11318.
  • Ploetz, R. C. et al. Banana and plantain. An overview with emphasis on Pacific island cultivars. 2007 (Banana & Plantain)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Musa banksii F. Muell. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.