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Taxon: Musa seminifera Lour.

Synonym of Musa spp.

Genus: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 24739
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 2:644. 1790
Link to protologue:
Comment: application of name uncertain, may refer to M. balbisiana Colla
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage Note: in part = Musa balbisiana Colla
  2. Häkkinen, M. & H. Väre. 2008. Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia sér. 3, 30:92.
  3. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova. Note: an inadequately understood form of Musa ×paradisiaca, may be M. balbisiana Colla or relative

Check other web resources for Musa seminifera Lour. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24739. Accessed 5 July 2020.