Taxon: Musa ochracea K. Sheph.

Genus: Musa
    Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 458667
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 17:461. 1964
Name Verified on: 19-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Nov-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of banana (based on its potential for crossing with cultivated edible Musa fide Crop Breed Appl Sci 1:414. 2001; fide Acta Hort 986:179. 2013)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Assam


  • de Oliveira e Silva, S. et al. 2001. Banana breeding at Embrapa Crop Breed. Appl. Biotechnol. 1:399-436.
  • 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, 30:86.
  • Ortiz, R. 2013. Conventional banana and plantain breeding Acta Hort. 986:177-194.

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