Musa banksii

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Musa banksii


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Musaceae
Genus: Musa
Sectio: M. sect. Musa
Species: Musa banksii



Musa banksii F.Muell., 1864


  • Homotypic
    • Musa acuminata subsp. banksii (F.Muell.) N.W.Simmonds in Kew Bull. 11: 463 (1956 publ. 1957)
  • Heterotypic
    • Musa banksiana Kurz in J. Agric. Soc. India, n.s., 5: 164 (1878), orth. var.
    • Musa banksii var. muelleriana Domin in Biblioth. Bot. 20(85): 253 (1915)
    • Musa banksii var. samoensis Cheeseman in Kew Bull. 3: 157 (1948)
    • Musa charlioi W.Hill in Rep. Brisbane Bot. Gard.: 7 (1874), not validly publ.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Ausralasia
    • Regional: Papuasia
      • New Guinea, Samoa
    • Regional: Australia
      • Queensland

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



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Vernacular names

مصرى: موز بانکسی
العربية: موز بانكسي
English: native banana
中文: 班克斯芭蕉
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