African Plant Database

Musa acuminata Colla
Protologue : Memoria sul Genere Musa] 25 66. (1820)
Information on the genus : Musa
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Giant herb from a short horizontal rhizome; pseudostems formed from overlapping leaf bases, to 5 m tall, to c. 25 cm Ø
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Ecology : Swamp forest; sea-level.
  Tanzania: Pemba Isl., Ngezi Forest; SE Asia, Indonesia, Philippines. – Not mapped. Truly native in Pemba Isl. ?, or an early introduction ?
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Record n°991
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