Ensete superbum

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Ensete superbum


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Musaceae
Genus: Ensete
Species: Ensete superbum



Ensete superbum (Roxb.) Cheesman, Kew Bull. 1947, 100. 1948.


  • Musa superba Roxb. in Pl. Coromandel 3: 17 (1811)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Asia-tropical
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • India
    • Introduced into:
      • Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Constantine, D. & Rossel, G. 1999 onwards. The Musaceae. An annotated list of the species of Ensete, Musa and Musella. 2009 Mar 07 [1].

Vernacular names

አማርኛ: ಕಲ್ಲುಬಾಳೆ
മലയാളം: കല്ലുവാഴ ತ
ไทย: กล้วยผา
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