Musa nagensium Prain

First published in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 73: 21 (1904)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Assam (Nagaland) to China (W. Yunnan). It is a herbaceous tree and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Thailand

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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.
  • Joe, A., Sreejith, P.E., Ashfak, O.A. & Sabu, M. (2014). Regarding the identity, rediscovery and taxonomic history of Musa nagensium (Musaceae) from India. Rheedea 24: 5-11.
  • Liu, A.Z., Li, D.Z. & Li, X.W. (2002). Taxonomic notes on wild bananas (Musa) from China. Botanical Bulletin of Academia Sinica 43: 77-81.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Gogoi, R. (2013). Musa nagensium var. hongii Häkkinen - a new addition to the flora of India. Taiwania 58: 49-52.
  • Joe, A., Sreejith, P.E., Ashfak, O.A. & Sabu, M. (2014). Regarding the identity, rediscovery and taxonomic history of Musa nagensium (Musaceae) from India. Rheedea 24: 5-11.
  • Liu, A.Z., Li, D.Z. & Li, X.W. (2002). Taxonomic notes on wild bananas (Musa) from China. Botanical Bulletin of Academia Sinica 43: 77-81.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Maush, A. [s.n.] India K000906575 Unknown Type Material Yes
Parkinson, C.E. [1759] Burma K000782742 Yes
Kimura, A.; Goto, T. [s.n.] China K:SPC-65206.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] India K000906574 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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