PT-BA-00016 - Auko - PNG 125

Passport Data
Country of origin: Country of origin: Papua New Guinea
PDCIm Score: 6.84
Available for distribution:
Accession number: PT-BA-00016
Accession name: Auko - PNG 125
Biological status of accession: traditional cultivar or landrace
Taxonomic classification:
Institute code: GLP005 (CIRAD)
Acquisition date: 1970-08-19
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 Robust
6.2.3 - Pseudostem colour Medium green
6.2.4 - Pseudostem appearance Shiny (not waxy)
6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Green
6.2.7 - Sap colour Milky
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Very waxy
6.2.10 - Development of suckers More than 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 Extensive pigmentation
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 Not 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
6.3.10 - Leaf blade width [cm] 71 to 80 cm
6.3.11 - Petiole length [cm] >=71 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 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 Few stripes
6.3.20 - Colour of midrib dorsal surface Yellow
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 Without blotches

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 Green
6.4.5 - Peduncle hairiness Hairless
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 Very compact (one cannot place one's finger 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 Bare
6.4.14 - Male bud type Like true-horn 'Plantain' (absent)

6.6 - Male flower

6.6.26 - Arrangement of ovules Two rowed

6.7 - Fruit

6.7.1 - Fruit position Perpendicular to the stalk
6.7.2 - Number of fruits 13-16
6.7.3 - Fruit length [cm] 16-20 cm
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Curved (sharp curve)
6.7.5 - Transverse section of fruit Pronounced ridges
6.7.6 - Fruit apex Blunt-tipped
6.7.7 - Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex Without any floral relicts
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 Green
6.7.13 - Mature fruit peel colour Bright yellow
6.7.14 - Fruit peel thickness [mm] Three or more
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 Cream
6.7.19 - Pulp colour at maturity Ivory
6.7.21 - Flesh texture Firm
6.7.22 - Predominant taste Sweet (like Cavendish)
6.7.23 - Presence of seed with source of pollen <5
6.7.24 - Seed surface Smooth
6.7.25 - Seed shape Rounded (but not completely spherical)
Phenotyping
Not available
Collecting/acquisition source
Type Name Donor Code Donor Institute Country
1. Collection INIBAP Code : ITC 0987, Forme : Vitroplant
2. Collection QDPI (01/07/90) Code : PNG 125, Forme : Vitroplant
3. Collecting mission Prospection Code : PNG 125, Agent : Sharrock
Collecting Location
Not available
Genetic Integrity
Ploidy: 3x   (CIRAD-FLHOR Neufchateau, 01/01/2005)
Field verified: Not available
Molecular Characterisation
Not available
Publications
Not available