ITC1059 - Fai Palagi

Passport Data
Country of origin: Country of origin: Samoa
PDCIm Score: 6.32
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC1059
Accession name: Fai Palagi
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 1990-08-03
Status: active
Type of storage:
In Vitro Collection
Cryopreserved Collection
Lyophilized Leaves
Morphological Characterization Pictures
Morphological Characterization Data

6.2 - Pseudostem / Suckers

6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Cream
6.2.6 - Pigmentation of the underlying pseudostem Red
6.2.7 - Sap colour Watery
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Moderately waxy
6.2.9 - Number of suckers 2
6.2.10 - Development of suckers Between 1/4 and 3/4 of the height of the parent plant
6.2.11 - Position of suckers Close to parent (vertical growth)

6.3 - Petiole / Midrib / Leaf

6.3.1 - Blotches at the petiole base Small blotches
6.3.2 - Blotches colour Brown-black
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Straight with erect margins
6.3.4 - Petiole margins Winged and not clasping the pseudostem
6.3.5 - Wing type Not dry
6.3.6 - Petiole margin colour Pink-purple to red
6.3.7 - Edge of petiole margin With a colour line along
6.3.8 - Petiole margin width [cm] >1
6.3.9 - Leaf blade length [cm] <170
6.3.10 - Leaf blade width [cm] 71 to 80
6.3.11 - Petiole length [cm] <50
6.3.12 - Colour of leaf upper surface Green
6.3.13 - Appearance of leaf upper surface Dull
6.3.14 - Colour of leaf lower surface Medium green
6.3.15 - Appearance of leaf lower surface Dull
6.3.16 - Wax on leaves Few wax
6.3.17 - Insertion point of leaf blades on petiole symmetric
6.3.18 - Shape of leaf blade base Both sides pointed
6.3.19 - Leaf corrugation Even, smooth
6.3.20 - Colour of midrib dorsal surface Green
6.3.22 - Colour of cigar leaf dorsal surface Green

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.1 - Peduncle length [cm] <30
6.4.2 - Empty nodes on peduncle one
6.4.3 - Peduncle width [cm] 43806
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour With purple-brown to blue blotches
6.4.5 - Peduncle hairiness Very hairy, short hairs (similar to velvet touch)
6.4.6 - Bunch position Hanging vertically
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Cylindrical with the bunch length > to twice its diameter
6.4.8 - Bunch appearance Lax
6.4.9 - Flowers that form the fruit Female
6.4.10 - Fruits Biseriate
6.4.11 - Rachis type Truncated, no bract scar below the last hand of fruit
6.4.12 - Rachis position With a curve
6.4.13 - Rachis appearance Neutral / male flowers and presence of withered bracts
6.4.14 - Male bud type Normal
6.4.15 - Male bud shape Ovoid

6.5 - Bract

6.5.1 - Bract base shape Small shoulder
6.5.2 - Bract apex shape Obtuse and split
6.5.3 - Bract imbrication Young bracts slightly overlap
6.5.4 - Colour of the bract external face Red-purple
6.5.5 - Colour of the bract internal face Pink-purple
6.5.6 - Colour on the bract apex Not tinted with yellow
6.5.7 - Colour stripes on bract Without discoloured lines (not ridges) on the external face
6.5.8 - Bract scars rachis Very prominent
6.5.9 - Fading of colour on bract base Colour homogenous (pigmentation is uniform)
6.5.10 - Male bract shape x/y > 0,30 (ovate)
6.5.11 - Male bract lifting Lifting two or more at a time
6.5.12 - Bract behaviour before falling Revolute
6.5.13 - Wax on the bract Very little or no visible sign of wax
6.5.14 - Presence of grooves on the bract Moderately grooving (parallel ridges are distinguisable)

6.6 - Male flower

6.6.1 - Male flower behaviour Neutral / male flowers persistant
6.6.2 - Compound tepal basic colour Cream
6.6.3 - Compound tepal pigmentation Rust-coloured spots
6.6.4 - Lobe colour of compound tepal Yellow
6.6.5 - Lobe development of compound tepal Developed
6.6.6 - Free tepal colour Translucent white
6.6.7 - Free tepal shape Oval
6.6.8 - Free tepal appearance Several folding under apex (corrugated)
6.6.9 - Free tepal apex development Developed
6.6.10 - Free tepal apex shape Triangular
6.6.11 - Anther exsertion Same level
6.6.13 - Anther colour Yellow
6.6.14 - Pollen sac colour Brown / rusty brown
6.6.15 - Pollen vitality [%] absent
6.6.16 - Style basic colour White
6.6.17 - Pigmentation on style Purple
6.6.18 - Style exsertion Same level
6.6.20 - Stigma colour Yellow
6.6.21 - Ovary shape Straight
6.6.22 - Ovary basic colour Cream
6.6.23 - Ovary pigmentation Very few or no visible sign of pigementation
6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower Cream
6.6.25 - Irregular flowers 1.absent

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.1 - Fruit position Curved upward (obliquely, at a 45° angle upward)
6.7.2 - Number of fruits ≥ 17
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] 16-20
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Curved (sharp curve)
6.7.5 - Transverse section of fruit Pronounced ridges
6.7.6 - Fruit apex Blunt-tipped
6.7.8 - Fruit pedicel length [mm] 11 to 20
6.7.9 - Fruit pedicel width [mm] < 5
6.7.10 - Pedicel surface Hairless
6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels Very partially or no visible sign of fusion
6.7.12 - Immature fruit peel colour green
6.7.14 - Fruit peel thickness [mm] 1.≤2
6.7.16 - Cracks in fruit peel Without cracks
6.7.17 - Pulp in fruit With pulp
6.7.18 - Pulpe colour before maturity White
6.7.20 - Fruits fall from hands Persistent
Phenotyping
Not available
Breeding
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Unknown University of the South Pacific Donor Institute Country: Samoa
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 3x   (Musa Genotyping Centre (MGC), Institute of Experimental Botany (IEB), Olomouc, Czeck Republic, 25/01/2001)
Field verified: yes