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ITC0245 - Safet Velchi

ITC0245(subgr. Ney Poovan)
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Passport Data
PDCIm Score: 6.32
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC0245
Accession name: Safet Velchi
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 1987-09-11
Status: active
Type of storage:
In Vitro Collection
Cryopreserved Collection
Lyophilized Leaves
Morphological Characterization at N
Morphological Characterization Data

6.2 - Pseudostem / Suckers

6.2.1 - Pseudostem height [m] >=3
6.2.6 - Pigmentation of the underlying pseudostem Pink-purple

6.3 - Petiole / Midrib / Leaf

6.3.1 - Blotches at the petiole base Sparse blotching
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Straight with erect margins
6.3.4 - Petiole margins Winged and clasping the pseudostem
6.3.6 - Petiole margin colour Pink-purple to red
6.3.7 - Edge of petiole margin With a colour line along

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.6 - Bunch position Hanging at angle 45°
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Cylindrical with the length >= to twice the width
6.4.12 - Rachis position Falling vertically
6.4.13 - Rachis appearance Bare
6.4.15 - Male bud shape Lanceolate

6.5 - Bract

6.5.1 - Bract base shape Large shoulder
6.5.2 - Bract apex shape Intermediate
6.5.3 - Bract imbrication Young bracts slightly overlap
6.5.5 - Colour of the bract internal face Red
6.5.12 - Bract behaviour before falling Revolute (rolling)

6.6 - Male flower

6.6.2 - Compound tepal basic colour Pink/pink-purple
6.6.4 - Lobe colour of compound tepal Yellow
6.6.13 - Anther colour Grey
6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower Pink/pink-purple

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.2 - Number of fruits 13-16
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] <=15 cm
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Curved (sharp curve)
6.7.6 - Fruit apex Bottle-necked
6.7.7 - Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex Persistent style
6.7.8 - Fruit pedicel length [mm] 11 to 20 mm
6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels Very partially or no visible sign of fusion

Experiment: 1

Institute: IITA
Date of planting: n/a
Date of data collection: 2016/10/25
Observable Attribute Value
anther Anther colour cream
bract Colour of bract internal face red
bract Bract behaviour before falling revolute (rolling)
bract Colour of bract external face red-purple
bract apex Bract imbrication at apex of male bud moderately imbricate
bract apex Bract apex shape slightly pointed
cigar leaf Pigmentation of outer surface of cigar leaf on sucker green
flower 6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower pink/pink-purple
fruit Fruit length less than or equal to 15 cm
fruit Fruit shape of curve straight (or slightly curved)
fruit Fruit apex point pointed
fruit Number of fruits on mid-hand of the bunch 13-16
fruit Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex base of the style prominent
fruit pedicel Fruit pedicel length equal to or more than 21 mm
fruit pedicel 6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels partially fused (up to 50 % of the length of the pedicel)
inflorescence bud Male bud length 20-20
inflorescence bud Male bud shape lanceolate
infructescence Bunch position hanging at a 45 degree angle
infructescence Number of hands measured 9
infructescence Bunch shape cylindrical
infructescence axis Male rachis appearance bare
infructescence axis Male rachis position with a curve
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 margin colour pink-purple to red
petiole margin Petiole margins winged not winged and clasping the pseudostem
petiole proximal end Blotches relative area at petiole base small blotches
plant sap 6.2.7 - Sap colour whitish
pseudostem Main underlying colour of pseudostem light green
pseudostem Pseudostem height 2.1-2.9 m
tepal Compound tepal main colour pink/pink-purple
tepal Lobe colour of tip of compound tepal yellow
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection CIRAD CIRAD II.; (LCIV SV; 50.01.01) Donor Institute Country: France
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 2x   (Musa Genotyping Centre (MGC), Institute of Experimental Botany (IEB), Olomouc, Czeck Republic, 25/01/2001)
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