PNG 135 - Pama

Passport Data
Country of origin: Country of origin: Papua New Guinea
PDCIm Score: 3.75
Available for distribution:
Accession number: PNG 135
Accession name: Pama
Taxonomic classification:
AA
Institute code: PNG004 (NARI)
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 Erect
6.1.2 - Dwarfism Dwarf type : leaves strongly overlapped and leaf ratio inferior to 2.5

6.2 - Pseudostem / Suckers

6.2.1 - Pseudostem height [m] <=2
6.2.2 - Pseudostem aspect Slender
6.2.3 - Pseudostem colour Green-red
6.2.4 - Pseudostem appearance Dull (waxy)
6.2.5 - Predominant underlying colour of the pseudostem Cream
6.2.6 - Pigmentation of the underlying pseudostem Purple
6.2.7 - Sap colour Watery
6.2.8 - Wax on leaf sheaths Very little or no visible sign of wax
6.2.9 - Number of suckers Less than 3
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 Extensive pigmentation
6.3.2 - Blotches colour Brown
6.3.3 - Petiole canal leaf III Open with margins spreading
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 Colourless
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] <=70 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 Dull
6.3.14 - Colour of leaf lower surface Green
6.3.15 - Appearance of leaf lower surface Dull
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 pointed
6.3.19 - Leaf corrugation Even, smooth
6.3.20 - Colour of midrib dorsal surface Pink-purple
6.3.21 - Colour of midrib ventral surface Green
6.3.22 - Colour of cigar leaf dorsal surface Red-purple
6.3.23 - Blotches on leaves of water suckers Little or narrow blotches

6.4 - Inflorescence / male bud

6.4.1 - Peduncle length [cm] <=30 cm
6.4.2 - Empty nodes on peduncle One
6.4.3 - Peduncle width [cm] 7-12 cm
6.4.4 - Peduncle colour Green
6.4.5 - Peduncle hairiness Very hairy, short hairs (similar to velvet touch)
6.4.6 - Bunch position Slightly angled
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)
6.4.10 - Fruits Uniseriate
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 Male flowers/bracts above the male bud (but the stalk is bare above flowers/bracts)
6.4.14 - Male bud type Normal (present)
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 Old bracts overlap at apex of bud (like Musa acuminata subsp. malaccensis)
6.5.4 - Colour of the bract external face Purple
6.5.5 - Colour of the bract internal face Purple
6.5.6 - Colour on the bract apex Tinted with yellow (discoloured)
6.5.7 - Colour stripes on bract Without discoloured lines on the external face
6.5.8 - Bract scars rachis Very 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 Revolute (rolling)
6.5.13 - Wax on the bract Very little or no visible sign of wax
6.5.14 - Presence of grooves on the bract Moderate grooving (parallel ridges are distinguishable)

6.6 - Male flower

6.6.1 - Male flower behaviour Neutral/male flowers persistent
6.6.2 - Compound tepal basic colour Yellow
6.6.3 - Compound tepal pigmentation Very few or no visible sign of pigmentation
6.6.4 - Lobe colour of compound tepal Yellow
6.6.5 - Lobe development of compound tepal Very developed
6.6.6 - Free tepal colour Translucent white
6.6.7 - Free tepal shape Fan-shaped
6.6.8 - Free tepal appearance More or less smooth
6.6.9 - Free tepal apex development Very developed
6.6.10 - Free tepal apex shape Triangular
6.6.11 - Anther exsertion Same level
6.6.12 - Filament colour White
6.6.13 - Anther colour Cream
6.6.14 - Pollen sac colour Cream
6.6.15 - Pollen vitality [%] Little
6.6.16 - Style basic colour White
6.6.17 - Pigmentation on style Without pigmentation
6.6.18 - Style exsertion Same level
6.6.19 - Style shape Straight
6.6.20 - Stigma colour Orange
6.6.21 - Ovary shape Straight
6.6.22 - Ovary basic colour Green
6.6.24 - Dominant colour of male flower Cream
6.6.25 - Irregular flowers Frequent
6.6.26 - Arrangement of ovules Two rowed

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] <=15 cm
6.7.4 - Fruit shape Straight (or slightly curved)
6.7.5 - Transverse section of fruit Rounded
6.7.6 - Fruit apex Blunt-tipped
6.7.7 - Remains of flower relicts at fruit apex Persistent style
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 Yellow
6.7.13 - Mature fruit peel colour Yellow
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 Cream
6.7.19 - Pulp colour at maturity Cream
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 Inapplicable
6.7.24 - Seed surface Inapplicable
6.7.25 - Seed shape Inapplicable
Phenotyping
Not available
Collecting/acquisition source
Not available
Collecting Location
Latitude: 4° 23′ 42.9972″ S
Longitude: 152° 1′ 48″ E
Molecular Characterisation
Not available
Publications
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