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Taxon: Musa rubra Wall. ex Kurz

 
Genus: Musa
Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 458651
Place of publication: J. Agric. Soc. India 14:301. 1867
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Mizoram]
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


References:

  1. Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource).
  2. Häkkinen, M. & H. Väre. 2008. Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia sér. 3, 30:89.
  3. Häkkinen, M. 2003. Taxonomic history and identity of Musa rubra Wall. ex Kurz, Musaceae. Philipp. Agric. Sci. 86:82-98.
  4. Häkkinen, M. 2007. Ornamental bananas: Focus on Rhodochlamys. Chron. Hort. 47:7-12.
  5. Häkkinen, M. 2009. Musa chunii Häkkinen, a new species (Musaceae) from Yunnan, China and taxonomic identity of Musa rubra. J. Syst. Evol. 47:87-91.
  6. Häkkinen, M. 2013. Reappraisal of sectional taxonomy in Musa (Musaceae). Taxon 62:810. Note: lists as a member of sect. Musa
  7. 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: as member of sect. Rhodochlamys
  8. Ortiz, R. 2011. Chapter 6. Musa. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, tropical and subtropical fruits 97-128. Note: it comments that "species in the section Callimusa and Rhodochlamys are of ornamental interest only, as the characteristic of fruit parthenocarpy is absent"
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Musa rubra Wall. ex Kurz :

  • 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=458651. Accessed 16 July 2019.