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Taxon: Musa beccarii N. W. Simmonds

Genus: Musa section: Callimusa
Family: Musaceae
Nomen number: 458630
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 14:200. 1960
Name verified on: 19-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Nov-2009
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    Malesia: Malaysia - Sabah


  • 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, 30:69.
  • Häkkinen, M. et al. 2005. Musa beccarii (Musaceae) varieties in Sabah, northern Borneo. Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 56:135–140.
  • Häkkinen, M. 2013. Reappraisal of sectional taxonomy in Musa (Musaceae). Taxon 62:809–813.
  • 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. [with two varieties: beccari and hottana].

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