Musa erecta

Musa erecta
N. W. Simmonds, Kew Bulletin 8 (4): 571 (1953).

Accepted name Musa maclayi F. J. H. von Mueller ex N. N. Miklouho-Maclay subsp. maclayi var. erecta (N. W. Simmonds) G. C. G. Argent, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 35: 97 (1976).
Authorities Argent 1976.

The World Checklist of Monocotyledons gives Musa erecta N.W.Simmonds, Kew Bull. 9: 571 (1954) as a synonym of Musa maclayi var. erecta (N.W.Simmonds) Argent, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35: 97 (1976) which is listed as an accepted name.

Section Australimusa
Distribution Endemic to Bougainville (PNG) but possibly also in the Solomon Islands.
Description In Argent 1976.
References Argent 1976, Simmonds 1953.

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