Musa ruandensis De Wild.

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-FA55-AE9DFCCFFB2A

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Musa ruandensis De Wild.
status

 

31. Musa ruandensis De Wild.  

Bulletin du Jardin botanique de l’État 8: 111 (1923). Ensete ruandense (De Wild.) Cheesman, Kew   Bulletin 2: 104 (1948). — Type   : Democratic Republic of Congo, Kisantu , 30.V.1923, J. Gillet s.n. (lecto-, BR000000880761!, iso-, BR000000880770!, designated by Baker & Simmonds [1954: 406], “ type ”)   .

REMARKS

The lectotype was described from a cultivated plant raised from seeds collected in Ruanda by R. P. Durand ( Baker & Simmonds 1954). The two type sheets at BR are not cross-marked. Both are determined as Musa ruandensis   by De Willdeman. This is E. edule ( Baker & Simmonds 1954)   , i.e. E. ventricosum   .

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Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Zingiberales

Family

Musaceae

Genus

Musa