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Taxon: Musa textilis Née

Genus: Musa section: Australimusa
Family: Musaceae.
Nomen number: 24742
Place of publication: Anales Ci. Nat. 4:123. 1801
Name verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Nov-2009
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Manila-hemp   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • jiao ma   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • abaca   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • bananier à fibres   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 17:186.) – French
  • chanvre de Manille   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Faser-Banane   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • Manilahanf   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • cânhamo-de-Manila   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cáñamo de Manila   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • manilahampa   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Materials: fiber   (source of Manila hemp fide Baileya 5:185. 1957; Hortus 3)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Philippines [probably wild]

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Musa textilis Née:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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?24742 (23 October 2014)

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