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Taxon: Musa banksii F. Muell.

Genus: Musa section: Musa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 24709
Place of publication: Fragm. 4:132. 1864
Comment: date of publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 19-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Nov-2009
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: progenitor of A-genome bananas   (fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 108:11315. 2011)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of banana   (based on affinities to A- and B-genome Musa fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:8. 2010)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Papua New Guinea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland [n.e.]
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: Samoa

References:

  • Argent, G. C. G. 1976. The wild bananas of Papua New Guinea. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35:87.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia. [accepts].
  • Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource).
  • Häkkinen, M. & H. Väre. 2008. Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia sér. 3, 30:68.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • 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. [as Musa acuminata subsp. banksii].
  • Li, L.-F. et al. 2013. Origins and domestication of cultivated banana inferred from chloroplast and nuclear genes. PLoS One 8(11):e80502. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080502. [as Musa acuminata subsp. banksii].
  • Perrier, X. et al. 2011. Multidisciplinary perspectives on banana (Musa spp.) domestication. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108:11311–11318.
  • Ploetz, R. C. et al. 2007. Banana and plantain. An overview with emphasis on Pacific island cultivars. [= Musa acuminata subsp. banksii].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Musa banksii F. Muell.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov.4/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?24709 (02 August 2015)

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