Musa kattuvazhana K.C.Jacob

First published in Monogr. Madras Bananas: 129 (1952)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. India, China (S. Yunnan) to Indo-China. It is a herbaceous tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., China South-Central, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13237-023-00418-6. epublication.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hareesh, V.S. & al. (2017). Musaceae of Andaman and Nicobar islands with two new synonyms and one distributional record. Rheedea 27: 71-78.
  • Joe, A., Sreejith, P.E. & Sabu, M. (2016). The identity of Musa kattuvazhana (Musaceae). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 71: 203-208.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hareesh, V.S. & al. (2017). Musaceae of Andaman and Nicobar islands with two new synonyms and one distributional record. Rheedea 27: 71-78.
  • Joe, A., Sreejith, P.E. & Sabu, M. (2016). The identity of Musa kattuvazhana (Musaceae). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 71: 203-208.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1956 Parkinson, C.E. [1758] Burma Musa acuminata subsp. burmannica K000782733 Yes
Burma Musa acuminata subsp. burmannica K:SPC-18841.000 Type No

Sources

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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