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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.
Accessions: 254 (125 active, 44 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Human food: fruit; vegetable
  • Materials: wrapping; wrapping

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    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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  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
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  6. Feuillet, C. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. French common names
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Musa+acuminata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource).
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. 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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  12. Häkkinen, M. 2013. Reappraisal of sectional taxonomy in Musa (Musaceae). Taxon 62:809-813. Note: it only mentions this name; it does not include any subspecific name
  13. Heslop-Harrison, J. S. & T. Schwarzacher. 2007. Domestication, genomics and the future for banana. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 100:1073-1084.
  14. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  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. Note: it found a paraphyletic Musa acuminata
  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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  19. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1957. Musa and Ensete the cultivated bananas. Baileya 5:176.
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  26. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district. Note: mentions
  27. Simmonds, N. W. 1966. Bananas. Tropical Agriculture Series. 2nd edition. Note: Longman, NY, NY
  28. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova. Note: = Musa nana
  29. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  30. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 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.
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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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24706. Accessed 13 November 2019.