Musa karang S. Kurz, J. Agric. Hort. Soc. Ind. Part 1. 5 (3), 112 - 168, (1877).
Accepted name not determined - probably a form of Musa acuminata. Synonyms Authorities Section Distribution Description References Kurz 1877 : 164 Comments This banana was keyed out by Kurz as follows:
* * Flowering spadix nodding. Plant soboliferous.
x Spathes convolute, more or less channelled, more or less pruinose outside.
+ + All spathes and flower whorls developed, the sterile ones forming a cone.
o Seeds smooth.
Fruits angular, short and thick beaked ; spathes yellow inside
This is probably a form of Musa acuminata.
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