AAT - Aata

Passport Data
Country of origin: Country of origin: French Polynesia
PDCIm Score: 4.74
Available for distribution:
Accession number: AAT
Accession name: Aata
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: CMR004 (CARBAP)
Acquisition date: 1986-08-08
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 Shiny (not waxy)
6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Cream
6.2.6 - Pigmentation of the underlying pseudostem Pink-purple
6.2.7 - Sap colour Red-purple
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Very little or no visible sign of 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 Without pigmentation
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Open with margins spreading
6.3.4 - Petiole margins Winged and undulating
6.3.5 - Wing type Not dry
6.3.6 - Petiole margin colour Green
6.3.7 - Edge of petiole margin Colourless
6.3.8 - Petiole margin width [cm] >1 cm
6.3.9 - Leaf blade length [cm] >=261 cm
6.3.10 - Leaf blade width [cm] 71 to 80 cm
6.3.11 - Petiole length [cm] <=50 cm
6.3.12 - Colour of leaf upper surface Green
6.3.13 - Appearance of leaf upper surface Shiny
6.3.14 - Colour of leaf lower surface Green-yellow
6.3.15 - Appearance of leaf lower surface Shiny
6.3.16 - Wax on leaves Very little or no visible sign of 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 Few stripes
6.3.20 - Colour of midrib dorsal surface Yellow
6.3.21 - Colour of midrib ventral surface Green
6.3.23 - Blotches on leaves of water suckers Without blotches

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.2 - Empty nodes on peduncle One
6.4.3 - Peduncle width [cm] 7-12 cm
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour Dark green
6.4.5 - Peduncle hairiness Hairless
6.4.6 - Bunch position Erect
6.4.7 - Bunch shape Truncated cone shape
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 Erect
6.4.13 - Rachis appearance Neutral flowers (one to few hands only, stalk is bare below)
6.4.14 - Male bud type Like true-horn 'Plantain' (absent)

6.5 - Bract

6.5.4 - Colour of the bract external face Green
6.5.5 - Colour of the bract internal face Whitish

6.6 - Male flower

6.6.25 - Irregular flowers Absent
6.6.26 - Arrangement of ovules Two rowed

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.1 - Fruit position Pendant
6.7.2 - Number of fruits <=12
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] <=15 cm
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Straight (or slightly curved)
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 Without any floral relicts
6.7.8 - Fruit pedicel length [mm] <=10 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 Dark green
6.7.13 - Mature fruit peel colour Orange
6.7.14 - Fruit peel thickness [mm] Two or less
6.7.16 - Cracks in fruit peel Without cracks
6.7.17 - Pulp in fruit With pulp
6.7.18 - Pulpe colour before maturity Yellow
6.7.19 - Pulp colour at maturity Yellow
6.7.20 - Fruits fall from hands Persistent
6.7.21 - Flesh texture Soft
6.7.22 - Predominant taste Sweet (like Cavendish)
6.7.23 - Presence of seed with source of pollen <5
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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