Musa flaviflora N.W.Simmonds

First published in Kew Bull. 11: 471 (1956 publ. 1957)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Arunachal Pradesh to Assam. It is a herbaceous tree and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya

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.
  • Häkkinen, M., Gogoi, R. & Borah, S. (2014). A taxonomic study of Musa flaviflora and M. thomsonii (Musaceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 32: 578-583.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Häkkinen, M. & Väre, H. (2008). Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia, III, 30: 63-112. [Cited as Musa thomsonii.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Häkkinen, M., Gogoi, R. & Borah, S. (2014). A taxonomic study of Musa flaviflora and M. thomsonii (Musaceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 32: 578-583.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Simmonds, H.W. [Assam 241], India 18849.000 No
India 18871.000 Unknown type material No
Simmonds, N.W. [B.E. 85], India 19009.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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