Taxon: Musa acuminata Colla

 
Genus: Musa
    Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 24706
Place of publication: Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino 25:394. 1820 (Mem. gen. Musa 66)
Comments:
  • • [or Musa AA, AAA, and AAAA Groups]
  • • non-hybrid forms of edible bananas
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 119 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:130. 2000)
  • Human food: beverage base (botanical name of some diploid & triploid forms of cultivated sweet bananas with genome only of M. acuminata fide Baileya 5:170. 1957; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:130. 2000)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:130. 2000)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of A-genome bananas (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 28:11311. 2011)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of banana (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:130. 2000)
  • Materials: wax (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:130. 2000)
  • Materials: wrapping (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:130. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangxi, - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania - Pemba

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

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Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Musa acuminata Colla :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.