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'Pisang Jari Buaya'


'Pisang Jari Buaya' at a glance

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Ploidy level

2x

Genome group

AA

Subgroup

Pisang Jari Buaya

Status

Cultivar

ITC code

ITC0312, ITC0690

Local names

'Pisang Jari Buaya' means "crocodile's fingers banana" in Malay[1].  'Pisang Jari Buaya' (Indonesia, Malaysia), '50-cent' (Solomon Islands)[2][3].

References

1. Simmonds, N.W. 1982. Bananas. 2 ed., reprint., Tropical Agricultural Series. Longman, New York (USA). 512p.
2. Jones, D.R. 2000. Introduction to banana, abaca and enset. p1-36. In: Jones, D.R. (ed.). Diseases of banana, Abacá and Enset. CABI Publishing, Wallingford (GBR).
3. 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 'Pisang Jari Buaya' in the cultivar checklist
Musapedia pages on cultivars: