Musa sanguinea Hook.f.

First published in Bot. Mag. 98: t. 5975 (1872)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Tibet to Assam. It is a herbaceous tree and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, Tibet

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Myanmar

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

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. & Väre, H. (2008). Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia, III, 30: 63-112.
  • Häkkinen, M. (2005). Ornamental bananas: notes on the section Rhodochlamys (Musaceae). Folia Malaysiana 6: 49-72.
  • 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.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Kew Bulletin

  • Anonymous (1894). Species and principal varieties of Musa. Bull. Misc. Inform., Kew 1894: 229 – 314.
  • Baker, J. G. (1892). Scitamineae. In: J. D. Hooker (ed.), Flora of British India 6: 225 – 264. L. Reeve, London.
  • Burkill, I. H. (1925). Records of the botanical survey of India 10. Central Publication Branch, Calcutta.
  • Champion, J. (1967). Notes et Documents sur les Bananiers et leur Culture. Tome 1, Botanique et Génétique des Bananiers. InstitutFrançaise de RecherchesFruitièresOutre-Mer (I.F.A.C.). Éditions SETCO, Paris.
  • Cheesman, E. E. (1931). A note on Musa ornata. Bull. Misc. Inform., Kew 1931: 297 – 299.
  • Fawcett, W. (1913). The banana: its cultivation, distribution and commercial uses. Duckworth & Co., London.
  • Hooker, J. D. (1872). Musa sanguinea. Curtis’s Bot. Mag. 98: t. 5975.
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  • Häkkinen, M. (2003). Taxonomic history and identity of Musa rubra Wall. ex Kurz. Philipp. Agric. Scientist 86: 92 – 98.
  • IUCN (2001). IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria, Version 3.1. Prepared by the IUCN Species Survival Commission. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, and Cambridge, UK.
  • Liu, A.-Z., Li, D.-Z. & Li, X.-W. (2002). Taxonomic notes on wild bananas (Musa) from China. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 43: 77 – 81.
  • Moore, H. E. (1957). Musa and Ensete. The Cultivated Bananas. Baileya 5 (1): 167 – 194.
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  • Schumann, K. (1900). Das Pflanzenreich IV. 45 (1. Heft) Musaceae. Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig.
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  • Uma, S., Saraswathi, M. S., Durai, P. & Sathiamoorthy, S. (2006). Diversity and distribution of the section Rhodochlamys (genus Musa, Musaceae) in India and breeding potential for banana improvement programmes. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 146: 17 – 23.
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  • ____ & Väre, H, (2008a). A taxonomic revision of Musa aurantiaca (Musaceae) in Southeast Asia. J. Syst. Evol. 46 (1): 89 – 92.
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  • ____ & ____ (2008c). Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes. Adansonia 30 (1): 63 – 112.
  • ____ (1893). A synopsis of the genera and species of Museae. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 7: 189 – 229.
  • ____ (1893). Musa mannii. Curtis’s Bot. Mag. 119: t. 7311.
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  • ____ (1947). Classification of the bananas. II. The genus Musa L. Kew Bull. 2: 106 – 117.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  • ____ (2005). Ornamental bananas: Notes on the section Rhodochlamys (Musaceae). Folia Malaysiana 6: 49 – 72.
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Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Häkkinen, M. (2005). Ornamental bananas: notes on the section Rhodochlamys (Musaceae). Folia Malaysiana 6: 49-72.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
India 32103.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000906572 Yes

Sources

  • 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 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 Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
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  • 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