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ITC1616 - Ekona N°1

Passport Data
PDCIm Score: 4.21
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC1616
Accession name: Ekona N°1
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 2010-05-21
Status: active
Type of storage:
In Vitro Collection
Morphological Characterization
Not available
Morphological Characterization Data

6.1 - Plant general appearance

6.1.1 - Leaf habit Intermediate
6.1.2 - Dwarfism Normal : leaves not overlapped and leaf ratio superior to 2.5

6.2 - Pseudostem / Suckers

6.2.1 - Pseudostem height [m] 2.1 to 2.9
6.2.1c - Total number of emitted foliage leaves 35.6
6.2.2 - Pseudostem aspect Normal
6.2.3 - Pseudostem colour Green
6.2.4 - Pseudostem appearance Dull (waxy)
6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Watery green
6.2.6 - Pigmentation of the underlying pseudostem Other/Pink
6.2.7 - Sap colour Milky
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Very little or no visible sign of wax
6.2.9 - Number of suckers 6
6.2.10 - Development of suckers Between ¼ and ¾ of the height of the parent plant

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
6.3.4b - Petiole margins clasping (2018) Clasping
6.3.5 - Wing type Dry
6.3.6 - Petiole margin colour Green
6.3.7 - Edge of petiole margin With a colour line along
6.3.14 - Colour of leaf lower surface Other/Light green

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.1 - Peduncle length [cm] 31 - 60 cm
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour Green
6.4.6 - Bunch position Hanging vertically
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Cylindrical
6.4.8 - Bunch appearance Compact
6.4.12 - Rachis position Falling vertically
6.4.13 - Rachis appearance Neutral/male flowers on the whole stalk without persistent bracts (e.g. AA var. 'Tuu Gia')
6.4.15 - Male bud shape Intermediate
6.4.17 - Male bud shoulder (2018) Medium shouldered (0.28 < x/y < 0.30)

6.5 - Bract

6.5.2 - Bract apex shape Obtuse and split

6.6 - Male flower

6.6.2 - Compound tepal basic colour Cream
6.6.4 - Lobe colour of compound tepal Yellow
6.6.13 - Anther colour Cream

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.1 - Fruit position Curved upward (obliquely, at a 45° angle upward)
6.7.2 - Number of fruits 13-16/14
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] 16-20 cm/20
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Straight in the distal part
6.7.7 - Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex Base of style prominent
6.7.8 - Fruit pedicel length [mm] >= 21 mm
6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels Partially fused (up to 50% of the length of the pedicel)
6.7.13 - Mature fruit peel colour Light green
6.7.19 - Pulp colour at maturity Orange
Phenotyping
Not available
Breeding
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection CARBAP-Nyombe Donor Institute Country: Cameroon
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 3x
Field verified: Not available