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ITC1120 - Tani

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Passport Data
PDCIm Score: 5.5
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC1120
Accession name: Tani
Biological status of accession: wild
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 1990-11-29
Status: active
Type of storage:
In Vitro Collection
Cryopreserved Collection
Lyophilized Leaves
Morphological Characterization Pictures
Morphological Characterization Data
Not available

Experiment: 1

Institute: IITA
Date of planting: n/a
Date of data collection: 2016/08/26
Observable Attribute Value
anther Anther colour cream
bract Colour of bract internal face orange red
bract Colour of bract external face purple-brown
bract Bract behaviour before falling not revolute (not rolling)
bract apex Bract apex shape obtuse
bract apex Bract imbrication at apex of male bud moderately imbricate
cigar leaf Pigmentation of outer surface of cigar leaf on sucker green
flower 6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower cream
fruit Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex persistent style
fruit Number of fruits on mid-hand of the bunch less than or equal to 12
fruit Fruit length 16-20 cm
fruit Fruit shape of curve straight (or slightly curved)
fruit Fruit apex point blunt-tipped (plateau at tip)
fruit pedicel 6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels no visible sign of fusion
fruit pedicel Fruit pedicel length less than or equal to 10 mm
inflorescence bud Male bud length 34-26
inflorescence bud Male bud shape intermediate
infructescence Bunch position hanging at a 45 degree angle
infructescence Bunch shape cylindrical
infructescence Number of hands measured 11
infructescence axis Male rachis position at an angle
infructescence axis Male rachis appearance neutral/male flowers on the whole stalk without persistent bracts (still firmly attached to the rachis)
petiole canal Margin behaviour on petiole canal of third leaf straight with erect margins
petiole margin Colour line along edge of petiole margin contrast between margin and petiole (with a contrasting colour line along)
petiole margin Petiole margins winged not winged and clasping the pseudostem
petiole margin Petiole margin colour green
petiole proximal end Blotches relative area at petiole base large blotches
plant sap 6.2.7 - Sap colour whitish
pseudostem Pseudostem height equal to or more than 3 m
pseudostem Main underlying colour of pseudostem green
tepal Compound tepal main colour cream
tepal Lobe colour of tip of compound tepal yellow
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection IRFA CIRAD II. Donor Institute Country: Guadeloupe
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 2x
Field verified: yes
FV conclusion: validated as True To Type (TTT)
  • Volkaert H.  2011.  Molecular Analysis Reveals Multiple Domestications of Edible Bananas. V International Symposium on Banana: ISHS-ProMusa Symposium on Global Perspectives on Asian Challenges 897. Musalit