ITC0649 - Foconah


ITC0649(subgr. Pome)
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Passport Data
PDCIm Score: 6.32
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC0649
Accession name: Foconah
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 1989-12-11
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] >=3
6.2.6 - Pigmentation of the underlying pseudostem Purple

6.3 - Petiole / Midrib / Leaf

6.3.1 - Blotches at the petiole base Sparse blotching
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Open with margins spreading
6.3.4 - Petiole margins Winged and not clasping the pseudostem
6.3.6 - Petiole margin colour Green
6.3.7 - Edge of petiole margin Colourless

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.2 - Empty nodes on peduncle None
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 Like a top
6.4.16 - Male bud size [cm] 21 to 30 cm

6.5 - Bract

6.5.1 - Bract base shape Large shoulder
6.5.2 - Bract apex shape Slightly pointed
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 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 Curved (sharp curve)
6.7.6 - Fruit apex Bottle-necked
6.7.7 - Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex Without any floral relicts
6.7.8 - Fruit pedicel length [mm] >=21 mm
6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels Very partially or no visible sign of fusion
Phenotyping

Experiment: 1

Institute: IITA
Date of planting: 2014/08/22
Date of data collection: 2015/09/10
Observable Attribute Value
anther Anther colour black (anthers aborted)
bract Colour of bract internal face red
bract Colour of bract external face purple-brown
bract Bract behaviour before falling revolute (rolling)
bract apex Bract apex shape slightly pointed
bract apex Bract imbrication at apex of male bud moderately imbricate
cigar leaf Pigmentation of outer surface of cigar leaf on sucker green
flower 6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower cream
fruit Number of fruits on mid-hand of the bunch 13-16
fruit Fruit length less than or equal to 15 cm
fruit Fruit apex point lengthily pointed (like plantain)
fruit Fruit shape of curve straight (or slightly curved)
fruit Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex without any floral relicts
fruit pedicel 6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels no visible sign of fusion
fruit pedicel Fruit pedicel length 11-20 mm
inflorescence bud Male bud shape intermediate
inflorescence bud Male bud length 22.5-14.5
infructescence Number of hands measured 6
infructescence Bunch position horizontal
infructescence Bunch shape cylindrical
infructescence axis Male rachis appearance bare
infructescence axis Male rachis position falling vertically
petiole canal Margin behaviour on petiole canal of third leaf straight with erect margins
petiole margin Petiole margin colour green
petiole margin Colour line along edge of petiole margin contrast between margin and petiole (with a contrasting colour line along)
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 cream
tepal Lobe colour of tip of compound tepal yellow

Experiment: 2

Institute: IITA
Date of planting: 2014/08/22
Date of data collection: 2015/10/02
Observable Attribute Value
anther Anther colour black (anthers aborted)
bract Colour of bract internal face red
bract Bract behaviour before falling revolute (rolling)
bract Colour of bract external face purple-brown
bract apex Bract apex shape slightly pointed
bract apex Bract imbrication at apex of male bud moderately imbricate
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 Number of fruits on mid-hand of the bunch less than or equal to 12
fruit Fruit shape of curve straight (or slightly curved)
fruit Fruit apex point lengthily pointed (like plantain)
fruit Fruit length less than or equal to 15 cm
fruit Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex without any floral relicts
fruit pedicel Fruit pedicel length equal to or more than 21 mm
fruit pedicel 6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels no visible sign of fusion
inflorescence bud Male bud shape intermediate
inflorescence bud Male bud length 23-18
infructescence Number of hands measured 7
infructescence Bunch position hanging at a 45 degree angle
infructescence Bunch shape cylindrical
infructescence axis Male rachis appearance bare
infructescence axis Male rachis position falling vertically
petiole canal Margin behaviour on petiole canal of third leaf straight with erect margins
petiole margin Petiole margin colour green
petiole margin Petiole margins winged not winged and clasping the pseudostem
petiole margin Colour line along edge of petiole margin contrast between margin and petiole (with a contrasting colour line along)
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 green
pseudostem Pseudostem height equal to or more than 3 m
tepal Lobe colour of tip of compound tepal yellow
tepal Compound tepal main colour pink/pink-purple

Experiment: 3

Institute: IITA
Date of planting: 2014/08/22
Date of data collection: 2015/11/05
Observable Attribute Value
anther Anther colour black (anthers aborted)
bract Colour of bract external face pink-purple
bract Colour of bract internal face whitish
bract Bract behaviour before falling revolute (rolling)
bract apex Bract apex shape slightly pointed
bract apex Bract imbrication at apex of male bud moderately imbricate
cigar leaf Pigmentation of outer surface of cigar leaf on sucker green
flower 6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower other
fruit Fruit length less than or equal to 15 cm
fruit Fruit shape of curve straight (or slightly curved)
fruit Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex without any floral relicts
fruit Fruit apex point lengthily pointed (like plantain)
fruit Number of fruits on mid-hand of the bunch 13-16
fruit pedicel 6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels no visible sign of fusion
fruit pedicel Fruit pedicel length equal to or more than 21 mm
inflorescence bud Male bud shape intermediate
inflorescence bud Male bud length 16-14
infructescence Bunch shape cylindrical
infructescence Bunch position hanging at a 45 degree angle
infructescence Number of hands measured 7
infructescence axis Male rachis appearance bare
infructescence axis Male rachis position falling vertically
petiole canal Margin behaviour on petiole canal of third leaf straight with erect margins
petiole margin Petiole margins winged not winged and clasping the pseudostem
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 green
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 green
pseudostem Pseudostem height equal to or more than 3 m
tepal Compound tepal main colour other
tepal Lobe colour of tip of compound tepal cream

Experiment: 4

Institute: IITA
Date of planting: 2014/08/22
Date of data collection: 2015/11/15
Observable Attribute Value
anther Anther colour black (anthers aborted)
bract Colour of bract external face purple-brown
bract Bract behaviour before falling revolute (rolling)
bract Colour of bract internal face red
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 cream
fruit Fruit apex point lengthily pointed (like plantain)
fruit Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex without any floral relicts
fruit Fruit length less than or equal to 15 cm
fruit Number of fruits on mid-hand of the bunch less than or equal to 12
fruit Fruit shape of curve straight (or slightly curved)
fruit pedicel 6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels no visible sign of fusion
fruit pedicel Fruit pedicel length equal to or more than 21 mm
inflorescence bud Male bud shape intermediate
inflorescence bud Male bud length 21-17
infructescence Number of hands measured 7
infructescence Bunch position horizontal
infructescence Bunch shape cylindrical
infructescence axis Male rachis appearance bare
infructescence axis Male rachis position falling vertically
petiole canal Margin behaviour on petiole canal of third leaf margins curved inward
petiole margin Petiole margin colour green
petiole margin Colour line along edge of petiole margin contrast between margin and petiole (with a contrasting colour line along)
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 green
pseudostem Pseudostem height equal to or more than 3 m
tepal Compound tepal main colour cream
tepal Lobe colour of tip of compound tepal yellow
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection IRFA CIRAD II.04.31.009.001 Donor Institute Country: Guadeloupe
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 3x   (Musa Genotyping Centre (MGC), Institute of Experimental Botany (IEB), Olomouc, Czeck Republic, 25/01/2001)
Field verified: yes
Publications
  • 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