SDKD - Sima Dikondo


SDKD(subgr. Plantain)
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Passport Data
PDCIm Score: 4.21
Available for distribution:
Accession number: SDKD
Accession name: Sima Dikondo
Synonyms:
Plantain N°17
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: CMR004 (CARBAP)
Acquisition date: n/a
Status: active
Type of storage:
Field Collection
Morphological Characterization Pictures

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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 Red-purple
6.2.4 - Pseudostem appearance Dull (waxy)
6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Pink-purple
6.2.6 - Pigmentation of the underlying pseudostem Red
6.2.7 - Sap colour Red-purple
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Very few wax
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 Black-purple
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 Pink-purple to red
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] 171 to 220 cm
6.3.10 - Leaf blade width [cm] 71 to 80 cm
6.3.11 - Petiole length [cm] <=50 cm

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.1 - Peduncle length [cm] >=61 cm
6.4.2 - Empty nodes on peduncle Two or more
6.4.3 - Peduncle width [cm] 7-12 cm
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour With purple-brown to blue blotches
6.4.5 - Peduncle hairiness Slightly hairy
6.4.6 - Bunch position Slightly angled
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Cylindrical with the length >= to twice the width
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')

6.6 - Male flower

6.6.1 - Male flower behaviour Neutral/male flowers persistent

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] 21-25 cm
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Straight in the distal part
6.7.5 - Tansverse section of fruit Pronounced ridges
6.7.6 - Fruit apex Pointed
6.7.7 - Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex Base of style prominent
6.7.8 - Fruit pedicel length [mm] >=21 mm
6.7.9 - Fruit pedicel width [mm] 5 to 10 mm
6.7.11 - Fusion of pedicels Very partially or no visible sign of fusion
6.7.12 - Immature fruit peel colour Green
6.7.17 - Pulp in fruit With pulp
6.7.19 - Pulp colour at maturity Orange
6.7.21 - Flesh texture Firm
6.7.23 - Presence of seed with source of pollen Inapplicable
6.7.24 - Seed surface Inapplicable
6.7.25 - Seed shape Inapplicable
Collecting/acquisition source

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Collecting Location
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Molecular Characterisation
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Publications
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