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Taxon: Musa zaifui Häkkinen & H. Wang

Genus: Musa
Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 460093
Place of publication: Nordic J. Bot. 26:43, fig. 1-6. 2008
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Nov-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng]


  1. Häkkinen, M. & H. Wang. 2008. Musa zaifui sp. nov. (Musaceae) from Yunnan, China. Nordic J. Bot. 26:42-46. Note: as member of sect. Rhodochlamys
  2. Häkkinen, M. 2011. Wild Musaceae species in China. Acta Hort. 897:81-85.
  3. Häkkinen, M. 2013. Reappraisal of sectional taxonomy in Musa (Musaceae). Taxon 62:810. Note: as member of sect. Musa
  4. 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.
  5. 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"

Check other web resources for Musa zaifui Häkkinen & H. Wang :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=460093. Accessed 12 July 2020.