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).
Synonyms Authorities Tentative identification by Gerda Rossel. Section Distribution Description 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'.
last updated 30/04/2008