Musa proboscidea Oliv.

Väre, Henry & Häkkinen, Markku, 2011, Typification and check-list of Ensete Horan. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes, Adansonia (3) 33 (2), pp. 191-200: 198

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/a2011n2a3

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039C3B11-3137-EA56-F9F5-AEBDFF28FBEA

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Musa proboscidea Oliv.
status

 

28. Musa proboscidea Oliv.   , in Hook.f.

Icones Plantarum 18: t. 1777 (1888). — Ensete proboscideum (Oliv.) Cheesman, Kew   Bulletin 2: 102 (1948). — Type : Tanzania, Ukami hills 100 miles inland to the west of the Island of Zanzibar, 1885, J. Kirk 1777 (lecto-, K000099716!, designated by Baker & Simmonds 1954:408. — Paralectotype: Oliver (1888), Icones Plantarum 18: t. 1777.  

REMARKS

Baker & Simmonds (1954) consider that the plant is a small-seeded form of E. edule   , i.e. E. ventricosum   .

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University of the Witwatersrand

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Zingiberales

Family

Musaceae

Genus

Musa