The identity of Musa kattuvazhana (Musaceae) with reduction of Musa acuminata subsp. burmannica and Musa banksii var. singampatti as its synonyms

  • Authors : Joe, A.; Sreejith, P.E.; Sabu, M.

  • Document type : Journal article

  • Year of publication : 2016

  • Journal title : Webbia: Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Geography

  • Volume (number) : 71 (2)

  • Pages : 203-208

  • Peer-reviewed : Yes

  • ISSN : 0083-7792

  • Language(s) : English

  • Abstract : Since the publication of Musa kattuvzhana K.C.Jacob, this taxon has not been recorded or included in any of the South Indian Floras. The correct identity of M. kattuvzhana is described here and Musa acuminata subsp. burmannica N.W. Simmonds and Musa banksii var. singampatti T.G. Nayar are reduced to synonymy. Detailed description, photographs and IUCN conservation status based on field studies are provided.


  • Open access : No

  • Document on publisher's site : close View article on publisher's site

  • Musalit document ID : IN170478

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