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Musa beccarii

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Musa beccarii is a species of wild banana (genus Musa), found in Malaysia, in Sabah (in the northern part of the island of Borneo).[2][3] It is placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa).[4] The flower bud is narrow, bright scarlet with green-tipped bracts. The fruit is green and thin.[5] The species is named after Italian naturalist Odoardo Beccari.[6]

It includes two subspecies, Musa beccarii subsp. beccarii (the autonym) and Musa beccarii subsp. hottana Häkkinen.[7]

References

  1. ^ Musa beccarii was first described and published in Kew Bulletin 14: 200. 1960. "Name - !Musa beccarii N.W.Simmonds", Tropicos, Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT), retrieved 2013-01-14
  2. ^ "Musa beccarii". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  3. ^ "Musa beccarii", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2013-01-14
  4. ^ Wong, C.; Kiew, R.; Argent, G.; Set, O.; Lee, S.K. & Gan, Y.Y. (2002), "Assessment of the Validity of the Sections in Musa (Musaceae) using ALFP", Annals of Botany, 90 (2): 231–238, doi:10.1093/aob/mcf170, PMC 4240415, PMID 12197520
  5. ^ Ploetz, R.C.; Kepler, A.K.; Daniells, J. & Nelson, S.C. (2007), "Banana and Plantain: An Overview with Emphasis on Pacific Island Cultivars", in Elevitch, C.R (ed.), Species Profiles for Pacific Island Agroforestry (PDF), Hōlualoa, Hawai'i: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), retrieved 2013-01-10
  6. ^ Crawford, "Ornamental Flowering Banana", Polynesian Produce Stand, retrieved 2013-06-26
  7. ^ Musa beccarii subsp. beccarii is an autonym, a taxon name automatically created when there are discoveries of varieties, subspecies, etc. subsequent to the discovery of the original species; M. b. subsp. hottana was first described and published in Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 56: 138, 2005. "Name - !Musa beccarii var. hottana Häkkinen", Tropicos, MOBOT, retrieved 2013-01-14
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Musa beccarii: Brief Summary

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Musa beccarii is a species of wild banana (genus Musa), found in Malaysia, in Sabah (in the northern part of the island of Borneo). It is placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa). The flower bud is narrow, bright scarlet with green-tipped bracts. The fruit is green and thin. The species is named after Italian naturalist Odoardo Beccari.

It includes two subspecies, Musa beccarii subsp. beccarii (the autonym) and Musa beccarii subsp. hottana Häkkinen.

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