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Taxon: Musa balbisiana Colla

 
Genus: Musa
Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 24708
Place of publication: Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino 25:384. 1820 (Mem. gen. Musa 56)
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7653357
Comments:
  • • [or Musa BB and BBB Groups]
  • • non-hybrid forms of edible plantains
  • • the rejected name M. rosacea Jacq., nom. utique rej., which has priority no longer threatens this name
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (for pigs)
  • Human food:
  • Materials: wrapping (leaves as wrapping material in Malaysia & Thailand)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.e.), Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Other (exact native range obscure owing to extensive cult.)

References:

  1. Argent, G. C. G. 1976. The wild bananas of Papua New Guinea. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35:84.
  2. Brummitt, R. K. 2011. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 63. Taxon 60:1204. Note: conservation proposal not recommended, but instead recommends outright rejection of Musa rosacea
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Davey, M. W. et al. 2013. A draft Musa balbisiana genome sequence for molecular genetics in polyploid, inter- and intra-specific Musa hybrids. B. M. C. Genomics 14:683. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/14/683
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. 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+balbisiana&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Ge, X. J. et al. 2005. Contrasting population structuring of wild banana, Musa balbisiana, in China based on evidence between microsatellite fingerprinting and cpDNA PCR-RFLP. Molec. Ecol. 14:933-944.
  8. Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource).
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  10. Häkkinen, M. & H. Väre. 2008. Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia sér. 3, 30:67.
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  12. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. Li, H.-W. 1978. The Musaceae of Yunnan. Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16:57.
  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. Lusty, C. et al. 2006. Global conservation strategy for Musa (banana and plantain)
  17. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1957. Musa and Ensete the cultivated bananas. Baileya 5:177.
  18. Ortiz, R. 2011. Chapter 6. Musa. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, tropical and subtropical fruits 97-128.
  19. Perrier, X. et al. 2011. Multidisciplinary perspectives on banana (Musa spp.) domestication. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108:11311-11318.
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  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  23. Robinson, J. C. 1996. Bananas and plantains. Crop Prod. Sci. Hort. 5:1-238.
  24. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district. Note: mentions
  25. Subbaraya, U. 2006. Farmer's knowledge of wild Musa in India. 1-46.
  26. Väre, H. & M. Häkkinen. 2009. (1904) Proposal to conserve the name Musa balbisiana against M. rosacea (Musaceae). Taxon 58:1010.
  27. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) A:190.
  28. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Musa balbisiana 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=24708. Accessed 20 November 2019.