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Taxon: Musa ×paradisiaca L.

 
Genus: Musa
Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 70453
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1043. 1753, pro sp.
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/359064
Comments:
  • • [= Musa acuminata × M. balbisiana, or Musa AB, AAB, ABB, ABBB, AAAB, AABB Groups]
  • • hybrid forms of edible bananas and plantains
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 201 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (botanical name of cult. edible sweet and starchy diploid, triploid, and tetraploid hybrid bananas including genomes of both M. acuminata and M. balbisiana) fruit; starch (botanical name of cult. edible sweet and starchy diploid, triploid, and tetraploid hybrid bananas including genomes of both M. acuminata and M. balbisiana)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource).
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  6. Häkkinen, M. & H. Väre. 2008. Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia sér. 3, 30:86.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  11. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1957. Musa and Ensete, the cultivated bananas. Baileya 5:171.
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  15. Robinson, J. C. 1996. Bananas and plantains. Crop Prod. Sci. Hort. 5:1-238.
  16. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  17. Simmonds, N. W. & K. Shepherd. 1955. The taxonomy and origins of the cultivated bananas. J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 55:302-312.
  18. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:228.

Check other web resources for Musa ×paradisiaca L. :

  • 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=70453. Accessed 5 December 2019.