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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.92.2.3

Musa velutina subsp. markkuana (Musaceae): a new subspecies from northeastern India

Mamiyil SABU, ALFRED JOE, Puravannoor E. SREEJITH

Abstract


A new subspecies of Musa velutina belonging to section Rhodochlamys from northeastern India is described and illustrated as Musa velutina subsp. markkuana. A detailed description, distribution, ecology, phenology and relevant taxonomic notes are provided.


Keywords


Musa dasycarpa, Musa, section Rhodochlamys

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand