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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)
Link to protologue:
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: 254 (125 active, 44 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:130. 2000); vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:130. 2000)
  • Materials: wrapping; wrapping

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi (w.), Yunnan (s.e.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (s.), Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania [Pemba (natzd.?)]


References:

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  2. Bibliograf, S. A., eds. Vox modern college Spanish & English dictionary. (Spanish Dict)
  3. Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates (Pl Res SEAs) 18:130.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Feuillet, C. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource). (World Checkl Sel Fam)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Häkkinen, M. 2011. Wild Musaceae species in China Acta Hort. 897:81-85.
  11. Häkkinen, M. 2013. Reappraisal of sectional taxonomy in Musa (Musaceae) (Taxon) 62:809-813.
  12. Häkkinen, M. & H. Väre 2008. Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes (Adansonia) sér. 3, 30:65.
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  15. 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.
  16. 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
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  18. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
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  20. Ortiz, R. Chapter 6. Musa (Wild Crop Rel Trp Fr) 97-128.
  21. Perrier, X. et al. 2011. Multidisciplinary perspectives on banana (Musa spp.) domestication Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108:11311-11318.
  22. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  24. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
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  26. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  27. Simmonds, N. W. Bananas. Tropical Agriculture Series. 2nd edition. (Bananas)
  28. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  29. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  30. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:190.
  31. Wong, C. et al. 2001. Genetic diversity of the wild banana Musa acuminata Colla in Malaysia as evidenced by AFLP Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 88:1017-1025.
  32. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24706. Accessed 21 October 2018.