Taxon: Musa lolodensis Cheesman

Genus: Musa
    Section: Callimusa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 24724
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 1950:27. 1950
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Jun-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: probable progenitor of Fe'i banana (fide IPGRI-INIBAP 2006.)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of Fe'i banana (fide IPGRI-INIBAP 2006.)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia - Moluccas
    • Papuasia: Indonesia - Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea


  • Argent, G. C. G. 1976. The wild bananas of Papua New Guinea Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35:106.
  • 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, 30:82.
  • Jarret, R. L. et al. 1992. RFLP-based phylogeny of Musa species in Papua New Guinea Theor. Appl. Genet. 84:579-584.
  • Kennedy, J. 2008. Pacific bananas: Complex origins, multiple dispersals? Asian Persp. 47:75-94.
  • Lusty, C. et al. Global conservation strategy for Musa (banana and plantain). 2006 (IPGRI-INIBAP 2006)

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