Musa lacatan

Musa lacatan
Hort. ex Gentil., Pl. Cult. Serres. Jard. Bot. Brux., 125 (1907).

Accepted name none - an undetermined cultivated banana.
Authorities Accepted name inferred from epithet.
References Index Kewensis, Stover & Simmonds 1987 : 117
Comments This is is most probably referable to a plant of the Cavendish Subgroup either Musa (AA group) 'Lakatan' or 'Lacatan' (Philippines) or Musa (AAA group) 'Lacatan' (American tropics).

Referable to M. x sapientum according to Index Kewensis but if either of the above cultivars is correct then M. x sapientum is not correct and Musa acuminata could be used.

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