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'Giant Cavendish'


Giant Cavendish' at a glance
Ploidy level

3x

Genome group

AAA

Subgroup

Cavendish

Status

Cultivar

ITC code

ITC0346

 

Local names

'Giant Chinese' (General), 'Robusta', 'Nain Gánt', 'Giant Governor' (West Indies), 'Williams', 'Williams Hybrid', 'Mons Mari', 'Tall Mons Mari' (Australia), 'Williams', 'Williams Hybrid' (Hawai'i, most Pacific Islands), 'Williams' (South Africa), 'Zhong Ba' (China), 'Poyo' (West Africa), 'Harichal', 'Robusta' (India), 'Pei-Chiao' (Taiwan), 'Bijiaw' (China), 'Chuoi Tieu', 'Chuoi Tieu Nho' (Vietnam), 'Pisang Cina' (Malaysia), 'Tumok' (Philippines), 'Pisang Ambon Hijau' (Indonesia), 'Kluai Khlong Chang' (Thailand), 'Veimama', 'Veimama Leka' (Fiji), 'Siaine', 'Siaine Ha'amoa' (Tonga), 'Fa'i Palagi (Samoa), 'Utin Wai' (Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia), 'Amoa Taunga', 'Amoa Kauare' (Cook Islands), 'Saina' (New Guinea), 'Nañicao' (Brazil), 'Robusta', 'Valery' (Latin America, Jamaica, Hawai'i), 'Taiwan' (Hawai'i), 'Porto Rique' (Dominica, West Indies), 'Poyo' (Guadeloupe), 'Congo' (Surinam), 'Maghrabi', 'Williams' (Egypt)[1][2].

References

1. Jones, D.R. (ed.). 2000. Diseases of banana, Abacá and Enset. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon (GBR). 544p.
2. Ploetz, R.C., Kepler, A.K., Daniells, J.W. and Nelson, S.C. 2007. Banana and plantain: an overview with emphasis on Pacific island cultivars Musaceae (banana family). p27. In: Elevitch, C.R. (ed.). Species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Holualoa (USA).

See also on this website

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