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'Pelipita'


'Pelipita' at a glance
Ploidy level

3x

Genome group

ABB

Status

Cultivar

ITC code

ITC0095, ITC0472, ITC0396

'Pelipita' is a cooking banana from the Philippines [1]. It was introduced into Latin America, where it has gained popularity for its resistance to pests and diseases.

Local names

'Pelipita' is also known as 'Pelipia', 'Pinipita' and 'Profeta' [1].

Morphological characteristics

'Pelipita' has a tall plant stature (3.5-3.6 m high)[1].

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 'Pelipita' in the cultivar checklist
Musapedia pages on cultivars: