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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. Last Changed: 10-Dec-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Guangxi, Yunnan (w.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.e.), Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java] 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.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  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. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  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). (World Checkl Sel Fam)
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  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. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  12. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  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. Global conservation strategy for Musa (banana and plantain). 2006 (IPGRI-INIBAP 2006)
  17. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1957. Musa and Ensete the cultivated bananas (Baileya) 5:177.
  18. Ortiz, R. Chapter 6. Musa (Wild Crop Rel Trp Fr) 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.
  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
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  22. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  23. Robinson, J. C. 1996. Bananas and plantains Crop Prod. Sci. Hort. 5:1-238.
  24. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  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.
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  28. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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 February 2019.