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ITC0505 - FHIA-02

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Passport Data
Country of origin: Country of origin: Honduras
PDCIm Score: 7.37
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC0505
Accession name: FHIA-02
Biological status of accession: advanced or improved cultivar
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 1988-08-13
Status: active
Type of storage:
In Vitro Collection
Cryopreserved Collection
Lyophilized Leaves
Morphological Characterization Pictures
Morphological Characterization Data

6.2 - Pseudostem / Suckers

6.2.1 - Pseudostem height [m] 2.1 to 2.9

6.3 - Petiole / Midrib / Leaf

6.3.1 - Blotches at the petiole base Large blotches
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Straight with erect margins
6.3.4 - Petiole margins Winged and not 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 Neutral/male flowers and presence of withered bracts (on the whole stalk)
6.4.15 - Male bud shape Intermediate
6.4.16 - Male bud size [cm] <=20 cm

6.5 - Bract

6.5.1 - Bract base shape Large shoulder
6.5.2 - Bract apex shape Obtuse and split
6.5.3 - Bract imbrication Young bracts greatly overlap (like Musa acuminata subsp. burmannica)
6.5.5 - Colour of the bract internal face Pink-purple
6.5.12 - Bract behaviour before falling Not revolute (not rolling)

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
6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower Cream

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.2 - Number of fruits 13-16
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] <=15 cm
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Straight (or slightly curved)
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] >=21 mm
6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels Very partially or no visible sign of fusion
Not available
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection FHIA FHIA-02 Donor Institute Country: Honduras
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 4x   (Institute of Experimental Botany, 18/02/2018)
Field verified: yes
FV conclusion: validated as True To Type (TTT)
Molecular Characterisation
Not available
  • Houbin C, Chunxiang X, Qirui F, Guibing H, Jianguo L, Zehuai W, Jr ABMolina.  2005.  Screening of banana clones for resistance to fusarium wilt in China. Advancing Banana and Plantain R and D in Asia and The Pasific. 13:165–174.Musalit