APA - Apantu

Passport Data
Country of origin: Country of origin: Nigeria
PDCIm Score: 3.16
Available for distribution:
Accession number: APA
Accession name: Apantu
Synonyms:
Big Ebanga
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Institute code: CMR004 (CARBAP)
Acquisition date: 1988-03-22
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] 2.1 to 2.9
6.2.2 - Pseudostem aspect Normal
6.2.3 - Pseudostem colour Green
6.2.4 - Pseudostem appearance Dull (waxy)
6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Light green
6.2.7 - Sap colour Watery
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Moderately waxy
6.2.9 - Number of suckers 6 or more
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 Brown-black
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Margins curved inward
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
6.3.12 - Colour of leaf upper surface Green
6.3.13 - Appearance of leaf upper surface Dull
6.3.14 - Colour of leaf lower surface Medium green
6.3.15 - Appearance of leaf lower surface Dull
6.3.16 - Wax on leaves Few wax
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 Green
6.4.6 - Bunch position Slightly angled
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Asymmetric - Bunch axis is nearly straight
6.4.8 - Bunch appearance Lax (one can easily place 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')
Phenotyping
Not available
Collecting/acquisition source
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Collecting Location
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Molecular Characterisation
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Publications
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