Taxon: Musa ×paradisiaca L.

 
Genus: Musa
Section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 70453
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1043. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [= M. acuminata × M. balbisiana, or Musa AB, AAB, ABB, ABBB, AAAB, AABB Groups]
  • • hybrid forms of edible bananas and plantains
Typification:
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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)
  • Human food: fruit ()
  • Human food: 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 ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource). (World Checkl Sel Fam)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  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. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1957. Musa and Ensete, the cultivated bananas (Baileya) 5:171.
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Robinson, J. C. 1996. Bananas and plantains Crop Prod. Sci. Hort. 5:1-238.
  16. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  17. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=70453. Accessed 27 May 2018.