EPPO Global Database

Musa acuminata(MUBAC)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-11-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MUBAC
  • Preferred name: Musa acuminata
  • Authority: Colla

Notes

India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China. Introduced in Mediterranean, Sénégal, Tanzania, USA (Florida), Caribbean, Ecuador. One of the parents of the cultivated banana

Genome sequence published in 2012


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Musa cavendishii Paxton
Musa malaccensis Ridley
Musa nana Loureiro

Common names
Name Language
dwarf banana English
Zwergbananenstaude German
bananier nain French
banana-anã Portuguese
banana-chorona Portuguese
banana-da-china Portuguese
banana-d'água Portuguese
banana-nanica Portuguese
bananeira Portuguese
bananeira-cavendish Portuguese
банан заострённый Russian
muz Turkish