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Taxon: Musa coccinea Andrews

Genus: Musa section: Callimusa
Family: Musaceae.
Nomen number: 24712
Place of publication: Bot. Repos. 1: t. 47. 1799
Comment: authorship of names in this work follows Melbourne ICN Art. 46.8; there is no internal evidence in the work for any author other than Andrews (fide K. Gandhi, pers. comm. on 7 Aug 2006)
Name verified on: 18-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
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:

  • scarlet banana   (Source: Zander ed17 [as M. uranoscopos]) – English
  • hong jiao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • scharlachrote Banane   (Source: Zander ed17 [as M. uranoscopos]) – German
  • bananeira-florida   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bananeira-vermelha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • praktbanan   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Baileya 5:181. 1957; Dict Gard, as M. uranoscopos)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan [s.e.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Vietnam

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

      Other:
  • presumably extinct in China

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Musa coccinea Andrews:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?24712 (23 July 2014)

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