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ITC0498 - Plantain no.3

Passport Data
PDCIm Score: 6.84
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC0498
Accession name: Plantain no.3
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 1988-08-29
Status: active
Type of storage:
In Vitro Collection
Cryopreserved Collection
Lyophilized Leaves
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 38.2
6.2.2 - Pseudostem aspect Normal
6.2.3 - Pseudostem colour Green-yellow
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 Watery
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Moderately waxy
6.2.9 - Number of suckers 5.2
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 Dark brown
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Margins curved inward
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 Ohter/Light green

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.1 - Peduncle length [cm] <= 30 cm
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour Green
6.4.6 - Bunch position Hanging at angle 45°
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Cylindrical
6.4.8 - Bunch appearance Compact
6.4.12 - Rachis position At an angle
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 Like a top
6.4.17 - Male bud shoulder (2018) Low shouldered (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 13-16/13
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] 16-20 cm/18
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Straight
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 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 IITA CMR-86 Donor Institute Country: Nigeria
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 3x   (Institute of Experimental Botany, 19/02/2016)
Field verified: yes
FV conclusion: in progress