1. Family: Musaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Musa L.
      1. Musa sikkimensis Kurz

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sikkim to N. Myanmar.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Myanmar

    Musa sikkimensis Kurz appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 1993 Gamble, J.S. [9917], India K000782743
    Simmonds, N.W. [B.E. 92], India 18866.000
    Simmonds, N.W. [B.E. 79], India 19026.000 Unknown type material
    Hooker, J.D., India 32145.000

    First published in J. Agric. Soc. India, n.s., 5: 164 (1878)

    Accepted by

    • Tanaka, N. & al. (2018). Contributions to the Flora of Myanmar I: Nine taxa of monocots newly recorded from Myanmar Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 44: 31-39.
    • Häkkinen, M. & Väre, H. (2008). Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes Adansonia, III, 30: 63-112.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Not accepted by

    • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence. [Cited as Musa × paradisiaca 'Sikkimensis'.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Tanaka, N. & al. (2018). Contributions to the Flora of Myanmar I: Nine taxa of monocots newly recorded from Myanmar Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 44: 31-39.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0