ESAG - Esang


ESAG(subcl. False Horn Medium)
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Passport Data
Country of origin: Country of origin: Cameroon
PDCIm Score: 4.74
Available for distribution:
Accession number: ESAG
Accession name: Esang
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Institute code: CMR004 (CARBAP)
Acquisition date: 1979-01-01
Status: active
Type of storage:
Field Collection
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] >=3
6.2.2 - Pseudostem aspect Normal
6.2.3 - Pseudostem colour Green-red
6.2.4 - Pseudostem appearance Dull (waxy)
6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Watery green
6.2.7 - Sap colour Milky
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Moderately waxy
6.2.9 - Number of suckers 3 to 5
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 Small blotches
6.3.2 - Blotches colour Dark brown
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Straight with erect margins
6.3.4 - Petiole margins Winged and clasping the pseudostem
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
6.3.8 - Petiole margin width [cm] <=1 cm
6.3.9 - Leaf blade length [cm] 221 to 260 cm
6.3.11 - Petiole length [cm] 51 to 70 cm
6.3.12 - Colour of leaf upper surface Dark green
6.3.13 - Appearance of leaf upper surface Shiny
6.3.14 - Colour of leaf lower surface Green
6.3.15 - Appearance of leaf lower surface Dull
6.3.16 - Wax on leaves Moderately waxy
6.3.17 - Insertion point of leaf blades on petiole Symmetric
6.3.18 - Shape of leaf blade base Both sides rounded
6.3.19 - Leaf corrugation Very corrugated
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
6.3.23 - Blotches on leaves of water suckers Large purple blotches

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.1 - Peduncle length [cm] 31- 60 cm
6.4.2 - Empty nodes on peduncle One
6.4.3 - Peduncle width [cm] 7-12 cm
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour Light green
6.4.5 - Peduncle hairiness Hairless
6.4.6 - Bunch position Hanging at angle 45°
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Asymmetric - Bunch axis is nearly straight
6.4.8 - Bunch appearance Compact (one can place one's finger, but NOT one's hand, between the hands of fruit)
6.4.9 - Flowers that form the fruit Female (absence of pollen sacs or pollens)
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 Neutral flowers (one to few hands only, stalk is bare below)
6.4.14 - Male bud type Degenerating before maturity (like false-horn 'Plantain')
6.4.15 - Male bud shape Lanceolate
6.4.16 - Male bud size [cm] <=20 cm

6.5 - Bract

6.5.1 - Bract base shape Small shoulder
6.5.2 - Bract apex shape Pointed
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 Purple
6.5.6 - Colour on the bract apex Not tinted with yellow (colour is uniform until apex)
6.5.7 - Colour stripes on bract Without discoloured lines on the external face
6.5.8 - Bract scars rachis Not prominent
6.5.9 - Fading of colour on bract base Colour homogenous (pigmentation is uniform and continues until the base)
6.5.10 - Male bract shape x/y > 0.30 (ovate)
6.5.11 - Male bract lifting Lifting two or more at a time
6.5.12 - Bract behaviour before falling Not revolute (not rolling)
6.5.13 - Wax on the bract Very waxy
6.5.14 - Presence of grooves on the bract Few grooves or not grooved (the bract is completely, or almost completely, smooth)

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.1 - Fruit position Curved upward (obliquely, at a 45° angle upward)
6.7.2 - Number of fruits <=12
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] 26-30 cm
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Curved (sharp curve)
6.7.5 - Transverse section of fruit Pronounced ridges
6.7.6 - Fruit apex Lengthily pointed
6.7.7 - Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex Base of style prominent
6.7.8 - Fruit pedicel length [mm] 11 to 20 mm
6.7.9 - Fruit pedicel width [mm] 5 to 10 mm
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 Brown/rusty brown
6.7.13 - Mature fruit peel colour Brown/rusty brown
6.7.14 - Fruit peel thickness [mm] Two or less
6.7.15 - Adherence of the fruit peel Fruit peels easily
6.7.16 - Cracks in fruit peel Craked
6.7.17 - Pulp in fruit With pulp
6.7.18 - Pulpe colour before maturity Orange
6.7.19 - Pulp colour at maturity Orange
6.7.20 - Fruits fall from hands Persistent
6.7.21 - Flesh texture Firm
6.7.22 - Predominant taste Mild, slightly tasty or tasteless
6.7.23 - Presence of seed with source of pollen Inapplicable
6.7.24 - Seed surface Inapplicable
6.7.25 - Seed shape Inapplicable
Phenotyping
Not available
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection IRFA NYO0230 Donor Institute Country: Ivory Coast
2. Collection CRBP, NYOMBE NYO0230
Collecting Location
Not available
Molecular Characterisation
Not available
Publications
Not available