Musa x decrescens var. viridis

Musa x decrescens de Briey var. viridis E. A. J. De Wildeman, Mission de Briey Mayumbé, (1920).

Accepted name ? Musa (ABB group) 'Pisang Awak'


Musa x paradisiaca L., Species Plantarum : 1043 (1753).

Authorities Tentative identification by Gerda Rossel.
References De Wildeman 1920, Rossel 1998 (Appendix D : 13).
Comments Published as Musa decescens var. viridis the "x" is added to indicate its presumed hybridity.  In this context Musa x paradisiaca should not be read as implying that Musa x decrescens var. viridis is Musa (AAB group) 'French' plantain, Cheesman's identification of Musa x paradisiaca L. (Cheesman 1948).  Gerda Rossel has identified it tentatively as Musa (ABB group) 'Pisang Awak'.

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