Musa L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1043 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Alabama, Ascension, Brazil South, Burkina, Canary Is., Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Ecuador, Fiji, Florida, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Honduras, Juan Fernández Is., Kenya, Korea, Leeward Is., Line Is., Madagascar, Maldives, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nauru, Nicaragua, Niue, Peru, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Society Is., South China Sea, Spain, Tanzania, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turkey, Tuvalu, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • H. Stover & Simm., Bananas, ed.3 (1987)
  • K. Schum. in E.P.IV. 45: 13 (1900)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 466 (1754)
  • Sp.Pl.: 1043 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Myanmar 18860.000 No
Simmonds, N.W. [B.E.80], India 18861.000 No
18862.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.], India 22045.000 No
22217.000 No
Forster, R.H. [497], Malaysia 22669.000 No
22671.000 No
Jacobs, M. [5448], Malaysia 32008.000 No
Wrigley, T.C. [274], Equatorial Guinea 34675.000 No
Milliken, W. [1908], Brazil 62749.000 No
Milliken, W, [1907], Brazil 62756.000 No
Boyce, P.C. [1128], Thailand 62929.000 No
Johns, R.J. [9849], New Guinea 64278.000 No
Johns, R.J. [9763], Indonesia 70000.102 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0