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ITC0766 - Paliama

ITC0766(subsp. banksii)
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Passport Data
PDCIm Score: 6
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ITC0766
Accession name: Paliama
Biological status of accession: wild
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: BEL084 (ITC)
Acquisition date: 1990-02-26
Status: active
Type of storage:
In Vitro Collection
Cryopreserved Collection
Lyophilized Leaves
Morphological Characterization Pictures
Morphological Characterization Data
Not available

Experiment: 1

Institute: IITA
Date of planting: n/a
Date of data collection: 2016/11/11
Observable Attribute Value
anther Anther colour cream
bract Bract behaviour before falling revolute (rolling)
bract Colour of bract internal face yellow or green
bract Colour of bract external face green
bract apex Bract imbrication at apex of male bud convolute
bract apex Bract apex shape pointed
cigar leaf Pigmentation of outer surface of cigar leaf on sucker green
flower 6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower cream
fruit Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex without any floral relicts
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 pointed
fruit Fruit length less than or equal to 15 cm
fruit pedicel Fruit pedicel length 11-20 mm
fruit pedicel 6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels partially fused (up to 50 % of the length of the pedicel)
inflorescence bud Male bud shape like a top
inflorescence bud Male bud length 16-14
infructescence Bunch shape asymmetrical
infructescence Bunch position hanging at a 45 degree angle
infructescence Number of hands measured 8
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 Petiole margins winged not winged and clasping the pseudostem
petiole margin Colour line along edge of petiole margin no contrast between margin and petiole (without a 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 watery green
pseudostem Pseudostem height 2.1-2.9 m
pseudostem Main underlying colour of pseudostem light green
tepal Lobe colour of tip of compound tepal yellow
tepal Compound tepal main colour cream
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection IRFA CIRAD II. Donor Institute Country: Guadeloupe
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 2x   (Musa Genotyping Centre (MGC), Institute of Experimental Botany (IEB), Olomouc, Czeck Republic, 30/11/2001)
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