Musa markkuana (M.Sabu, A.Joe & Sreej.) Hareesh, A.Joe & M.Sabu stat. nov. (syn: Musa velutina H.Wendl. & Drude subsp. markkuana M.Sabu et. al. in Phytotaxa 92: 50 (2013); Joe & Sabu in South Indian Journal of Biological Sciences 2: 218 (2016));


Musa 3 from Arunachal Pradesh : 9 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
The fruits on ripening do not split

Pl. check Musa velutina

… told me it to be Musa markkui
Musa_markkui_Musaceae a_new_species_from Arunachal_Pradesh_India

Do you have any other images?

Musa markuana
In musa velutina the fruits are self peeling.

I could not find a match for Musa markuana
Is it Musa markkui as per researchgate ?

It is Musa markkuana. pdf of paper is attached.- 16 MB.



Catalogue of Life 

Musa markkuana stat. nov. (Musaceae)—A reassessment of Musa velutina subsp. markkuana V. S. HAREESH, A. JOE, P. E. SREEJITH, M. SABU (Abstract- Musa velutina subsp. markkuana was published based on morphological characters. Present studies on anatomy of lamina, midrib, petiole, bract, fruit peel and seeds, palynology and micromorphology of seeds of M. velutina and M. velutina subsp. markkuana have revealed that the differences are strong enough to treat the subspecies to species level, M. markkuana stat. nov. Photomicrographs of all parts and comparison charts are provided.)
Musa velutina subsp. markkuana (Musaceae): a new subspecies from northeastern India Mamiyil SABU, ALFRED JOE, Puravannoor E. SREEJITH (Abstract- A new subspecies of Musa velutina belonging to section Rhodochlamys from northeastern India is described and illustrated as Musa velutina subsp. markkuana. A detailed description, distribution, ecology, phenology and relevant taxonomic notes are provided)

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