EPPO Global Database

Musa balbisiana(MUBBA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MUBBA
  • Preferred name: Musa balbisiana
  • Authority: Colla


Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Indochina, Malesia, China, Japan, New Guinea. One of the parents of the cultivated plantain. Genome sequence published in 2013

Common names
Name Language
wild banana English
banano silvestre Spanish
yě jiāo Chinese
野蕉 Chinese