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'Bungulan'


'Bungulan' at a glance
Ploidy level

3x

Genome group

AAA

Subgroup

Cavendish

Status

Cultivar

'Bungulan' is a popular Cavendish cultivar from the Philippines. It is common throughout Southeast Asia.

Local names

'Bungulan' is known in Malaysia as 'Pisang Masak Hijau', in Indonesia as 'Pisang Ambon Lumut' and in Thailand as 'Kluai Hom Khieo'[1]. It is known as 'Lacatan' in Central America, not to be confused with the other Philippine cultivar 'Lakatan' which is not a Cavendish type.

References

1. Valmayor, R.V., Espino, R.R.C. and Pascua, O.C. 2002. The Wild and Cultivated Bananas of the Philippines. PARRFI, Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines. 242p.

See also on this website

Local names for 'Bungulan' in the cultivar checklist
Musapedia pages on cultivars: