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Taxon: Ensete superbum (Roxb.) Cheesman

Genus: Ensete
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 404702
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 1947:101. 1948
Name verified on: 27-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jul-2007
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    Indian Subcontinent: India


  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1957. Musa and Ensete the cultivated bananas. Baileya 5:192.
  • Väre, H. & M. Häkkinen. 2011. Typification and check-list of Ensete Horan. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia sér. 3, 33:199.


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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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