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Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : MUSACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1947, 101 (1948)
Information on the genus : Ensete
Basionym : Musa ventricosa Welw.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Musa ventricosa Welw. (1859)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ensete edule Horan. (1862)
=Musa davyae Stapf (1913)
=Ensete davyae (Stapf) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa arnoldiana De Wild.
=Ensete arnoldianum (De Wild.) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa bagshawei Rendle & Greves (1910)
=Ensete bagshawei (Rendle & Greves) Cheesman (1948)
=Ensete buchananii (Baker) Cheesman
=Musa buchananii Baker (1893)
=Musa fecunda Stapf (1906)
=Ensete fecundum (Stapf) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa holstii K. Schum. (1935)
=Ensete holstii (K. Schum.) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa laurentii De Wild. (1907)
=Ensete laurentii (De Wild.) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa proboscidea Oliv. (1888)
=Ensete proboscideum (Oliv.) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa ruandensis De Wild. (1923)
=Ensete ruandense (De Wild.) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa rubronervata De Wild. (1923)
=Ensete rubronervatum (De Wild.) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa schweinfurthii K. Schum. (1900)
=Ensete schweinfurthii (K. Schum. & Warb.) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa ulugurensis Warb. (1904)
=Ensete ulugurense (Warb.) Cheesman (1948)
=Musa ensete var. montbeliardii Bois (1931)
=Ensete ventricosum var. montbeliardii (Bois) Cufod. (1972)
=Musa ensete J. F. Gmel. (1791)
=*Mnasium theophrasti E. Pritz.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 5 - 8 m. Alt: 915 - 1370 m. Distribution: LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 105
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 21: t.810 (1941).
  • Kew Bull. 1953: 405-416 (1954)
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 789 (2006).
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 969
 
Record n°969
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