Musa gracilis

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Musa gracilis is a species of wild banana (genus Musa), native to Peninsular Malaysia.[1] It is placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20.[2] It grows to less than 2 m (7 ft) tall. It has an upright pink-purple bud and produces narrow fruits (bananas), which have magenta and green stripes.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Musa gracilis", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2013-01-18
  2. ^ Wong, C.; Kiew, R.; Argent, G.; Set, O.; Lee, S.K. & Gan, Y.Y. (2002), "Assessment of the Validity of the Sections in Musa (Musaceae) using ALFP", Annals of Botany, 90 (2): 231–238, doi:10.1093/aob/mcf170, PMC 4240415, PMID 12197520
  3. ^ Ploetz, R.C.; Kepler, A.K.; Daniells, J. & Nelson, S.C. (2007), "Banana and Plantain: An Overview with Emphasis on Pacific Island Cultivars" (PDF), in Elevitch, C.R. (ed.), Species Profiles for Pacific Island Agroforestry, Hōlualoa, Hawai'i: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), retrieved 2013-01-10
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Musa gracilis: Brief Summary

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Musa gracilis is a species of wild banana (genus Musa), native to Peninsular Malaysia. It is placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20. It grows to less than 2 m (7 ft) tall. It has an upright pink-purple bud and produces narrow fruits (bananas), which have magenta and green stripes.

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