Taxon: Musa basjoo Siebold & Zucc. ex Iinuma

 
Genus: Musa
    Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 24710
Place of publication: Sintei Somoku dzusetsu ed. 2, 3: t. 1. 1874 (Siebold, Verh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunsten 12:18. 1830, nom. nud.)
Comment: lack of valid publication by Siebold verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Japanese banana  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Japanese fibre banana  (Source: Krussmann) - English
  • japanische Faserbanane  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • bashō  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ba jiao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Dict Gard; Baileya 5:179. 1957)
  • Gene sources: potential for cold tolerance in banana (fide IPGRI-INIBAP 2006)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of banana (based on affinities to A- and B-genome Musa fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:8. 2010)
  • Materials: fiber (fide Hortus 3; Baileya 5:179. 1957)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Europe

    • : Europe; North America
  • Northern America

    • : Europe; North America

References:

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  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
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  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource). (World Checkl Sel Fam)
  • Häkkinen, M. 2013. Reappraisal of sectional taxonomy in Musa (Musaceae) (Taxon) 62:809-813.
  • Häkkinen, M. & H. Väre 2008. Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes (Adansonia) sér. 3, 30:98.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • 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.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liu, A.-Z. et al. 2002. Taxonomic notes on wild bananas (Musa) from China Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 43:80.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1957. Musa and Ensete the cultivated bananas (Baileya) 5:179.
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  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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