Musa livingstoniana J.Kirk, J. Kirk

Väre, Henry & Häkkinen, Markku, 2011, Typification and check-list of Ensete Horan. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes, Adansonia (3) 33 (2), pp. 191-200: 197

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/a2011n2a3

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039C3B11-3136-EA57-FA54-ADB8FC31FCCC

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Musa livingstoniana J.Kirk
status

 

24. Musa livingstoniana J.Kirk  

Journal of the Linnean Society 9: 128 (1867). — Ensete livingstonianum (J.Kirk) Cheesman, Kew   Bulletin 2: 101 (1948). — Type   : [ Malawi], Nyasaland, Zomba, J. Mahon s.n. (lecto-, K, designated by Baker & Simmonds [1954: 408], “ type ”)   .

REMARKS

This species was described from sketches, notes and seeds brought from SE tropical Africa by Sir John Kirk ( Baker 1894). The name is based on a packet of seeds which matches E. gilletii   , but the description can only refer to E. edule ( Baker & Simmonds 1954)   , i.e. E. ventricosum   .

J

University of the Witwatersrand

K

Royal Botanic Gardens

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Zingiberales

Family

Musaceae

Genus

Musa