ITC0569 - New Guinea Cavendish


ITC0569(subgr. Cavendish)
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Passport Data
PDCIm Score: 6.32
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC0569
Accession name: New Guinea Cavendish
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 1989-05-22
Status: active
Type of storage:
In Vitro Collection
Cryopreserved Collection
Lyophilized Leaves
Morphological Characterization Pictures
Morphological Characterization Data

6.2 - Pseudostem / Suckers

6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Cream
6.2.6 - Pigmentation of the underlying pseudostem Pink-purple
6.2.7 - Sap colour Milky
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Moderately waxy
6.2.9 - Number of suckers 4
6.2.10 - Development of suckers Between 1/4 and 3/4 of the height of the parent plant
6.2.11 - Position of suckers Close to parent (vertical growth)

6.3 - Petiole / Midrib / Leaf

6.3.1 - Blotches at the petiole base Sparse blotching
6.3.2 - Blotches colour Dark brown
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Open with margins spreading
6.3.4 - Petiole margins Winged and undulating
6.3.5 - Wing type Not dry
6.3.6 - Petiole margin colour Green
6.3.7 - Edge of petiole margin Colourless
6.3.8 - Petiole margin width [cm] >1
6.3.9 - Leaf blade length [cm] <170
6.3.10 - Leaf blade width [cm] < 70
6.3.11 - Petiole length [cm] <50
6.3.12 - Colour of leaf upper surface Green
6.3.13 - Appearance of leaf upper surface Dull
6.3.14 - Colour of leaf lower surface Green
6.3.15 - Appearance of leaf lower surface Dull
6.3.16 - Wax on leaves Very waxy
6.3.17 - Insertion point of leaf blades on petiole symmetric
6.3.18 - Shape of leaf blade base Both sides pointed
6.3.19 - Leaf corrugation Even, smooth
6.3.20 - Colour of midrib dorsal surface Light green
6.3.21 - Colour of midrib ventral surface Green
6.3.22 - Colour of cigar leaf dorsal surface Green

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.1 - Peduncle length [cm] >61
6.4.2 - Empty nodes on peduncle one
6.4.3 - Peduncle width [cm] 43806
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour Green
6.4.5 - Peduncle hairiness Very hairy, short hairs (similar to velvet touch)
6.4.6 - Bunch position Hanging vertically
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Cylindrical with the bunch length > to twice its diameter
6.4.8 - Bunch appearance Compact
6.4.9 - Flowers that form the fruit Female
6.4.10 - Fruits Biseriate
6.4.11 - Rachis type Present and male bud may be degenerated or persistent
6.4.12 - Rachis position Falling vertically
6.4.13 - Rachis appearance Male flowers / bracts above the male bud
6.4.14 - Male bud type Normal
6.4.15 - Male bud shape Lanceolate

6.5 - Bract

6.5.1 - Bract base shape Small shoulder
6.5.2 - Bract apex shape Intermediate
6.5.3 - Bract imbrication Young bracts slightly overlap
6.5.4 - Colour of the bract external face Red-purple
6.5.5 - Colour of the bract internal face Pink-purple
6.5.6 - Colour on the bract apex Not tinted with yellow
6.5.7 - Colour stripes on bract Without discoloured lines (not ridges) on the external face
6.5.8 - Bract scars rachis Very prominent
6.5.9 - Fading of colour on bract base Colour homogenous (pigmentation is uniform)
6.5.11 - Male bract lifting Lifting two or more at a time
6.5.12 - Bract behaviour before falling Revolute
6.5.13 - Wax on the bract Very little or no visible sign of wax
6.5.14 - Presence of grooves on the bract Few grooves or not grooved (bract smooth)

6.6 - Male flower

6.6.1 - Male flower behaviour Neutral / male flowers persistant
6.6.2 - Compound tepal basic colour Cream
6.6.3 - Compound tepal pigmentation Rust-coloured spots
6.6.4 - Lobe colour of compound tepal Yellow
6.6.5 - Lobe development of compound tepal Developed
6.6.6 - Free tepal colour Translucent white
6.6.7 - Free tepal shape Oval
6.6.8 - Free tepal appearance More or less smooth
6.6.9 - Free tepal apex development Little or no visible sign of development
6.6.10 - Free tepal apex shape Thread-like
6.6.11 - Anther exsertion Same level
6.6.12 - Filament colour Cream
6.6.13 - Anther colour Cream
6.6.14 - Pollen sac colour Brown / rusty brown
6.6.15 - Pollen vitality [%] absent
6.6.16 - Style basic colour White
6.6.17 - Pigmentation on style Purple
6.6.18 - Style exsertion Same level
6.6.20 - Stigma colour Yellow
6.6.21 - Ovary shape Straight
6.6.22 - Ovary basic colour White
6.6.23 - Ovary pigmentation Very few or no visible sign of pigementation
6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower Cream
6.6.25 - Irregular flowers absent

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.1 - Fruit position Curved towards stalk
6.7.2 - Number of fruits ≥ 17
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] 21-25
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Curved (sharp curve)
6.7.5 - Transverse section of fruit Slightly ridged
6.7.6 - Fruit apex Blunt-tipped
6.7.7 - Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex Without any floral relicts
6.7.8 - Fruit pedicel length [mm] 11 to 20
6.7.9 - Fruit pedicel width [mm] 5 to 10
6.7.10 - Pedicel surface Hairless
6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels Very partially or no visible sign of fusion
6.7.12 - Immature fruit peel colour green
6.7.14 - Fruit peel thickness [mm] ≥3
6.7.16 - Cracks in fruit peel Without cracks
6.7.17 - Pulp in fruit With pulp
6.7.18 - Pulpe colour before maturity Cream
6.7.20 - Fruits fall from hands Persistent
Phenotyping
Not available
Breeding
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection Queensland Department of Primary Industries MHRS TC code 30.02, banana register N C75 Donor Institute Country: Australia
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 3x   (Institute of Experimental Botany, 03/01/2017)
Field verified: yes