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This species is accepted, and its native range is a cultigen from Papuasia to SW. Pacific.
Musa troglodytarum

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Solomon Is.

Introduced into:

Cook Is., Fiji, Hawaii, Jawa, Maluku, Marquesas, Santa Cruz Is., Society Is., Tuamotu, Tubuai Is.

Musa troglodytarum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dodds, R.S., Fiji Musa fehi 18166.000
Simmonds, N.W., Samoa Musa fehi 18167.000
Jamaica Musa fehi 20336.000
s.coll. [s.n.] Musa fehi 22668.000
Hart [s.n.], New Caledonia Musa fehi K000906581
Seemann, B. [619], Fiji Musa seemannii K000906579
Seemann, B. [619], Fiji Musa seemannii K000906580

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1478 (1763)

Accepted by

  • Florence, J. & Hallé, N. (1986). Suite du catalogue des plantes a fleurs et Fougères des iles Australes Rapa: 151-158. Direction des centres d'expérimentations nucléaires. Service mixte de contrôle biologique.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Florence, J. & Hallé, N. (1986). Suite du catalogue des plantes a fleurs et Fougères des iles Australes Rapa: 151-158. Direction des centres d'expérimentations nucléaires. Service mixte de contrôle biologique.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagner, W.L. (2019). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 1: 1-411. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • St. John, H. (1988). Census of the Flora of the Gambier islands, Polynesia Pacific Plant Studies 43: 1-34.
  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
  • iNaturalist.org (2019-countinuously updated). iNaturalist Research-grade Observations. Occurrence dataset http://www.inaturalist.org.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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