is a Musa × alinsanaya Malesian tropical plant in the banana family (Musaceae), native to the Philippines. Only formally named in 2004, it is considered to be a  hybrid between and Musa banksii . Musa textilis  The flower bud is shiny green with purple inside. It produces small fruit with a high proportion of seeds.  
plant fibers of the petiole and pseudostem are used in the making of various ropes and strings. 
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^ "Plant Name Details for . Musa alinsanaya" IPNI . Retrieved . July 6, 2010 The original description is in R. V. Valmayor et al., The Philippine Agricultural Scientist 87:117. 2004. The holotype is catalogued at the Herbarium, and the Musa Germplasm Bank of Leyte State University.
^ a b GRIN (Nov 18, 2009). ". Musa alinsanaya information from NPGS/GRIN" Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program . Retrieved . July 6, 2010
^ ". Musa × alinsanaya" World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew . Retrieved . 2013-01-13
^ Häkkinen, M. & Väre, H. (2008). "Typification and check-list of Musa L. names (Musaceae) with nomenclatural notes" (PDF). Adansonia. 30 (1): 63–112 . Retrieved . 2013-01-14
^ Ploetz, R.C.; Kepler, A.K.; Daniells, J. & Nelson, S.C. (2007). "Banana and Plantain: An Overview with Emphasis on Pacific Island Cultivars". In Elevitch, C.R. Species Profiles for Pacific Island Agroforestry (PDF). Hōlualoa, Hawai'i: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR) . Retrieved . 2013-01-10
^ Jean Kennedy (July 30, 2009). "Bananas and People in the Homeland of Genus Musa: Not Just a Pretty Fruit" (PDF). Ethnobotany Research & Applications. 7: 179—197 . Retrieved . July 6, 2010 A TEXT version of this article can be found via the University of Hawaii at Manoa, at NOTE: this web address.