Musa insularimontana

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Musa insularimontana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa
Species: M. insularimontana
Binomial name
Musa insularimontana

Musa insularimontana is a species of plant in the banana family native to Taiwan (coastal Lan Yü), where it is known by the name lan yu ba jiao.[1] It is placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20.[2]


  1. ^ a b  Icon. Pl. Formosan 3: 194. 1913. "Musa insularimontana". Flora of China. eFloras. FOC 24: 318. Retrieved July 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ Wong, C.; Kiew, R.; Argent, G.; Set, O.; Lee, S.K. & Gan, Y.Y. (2002), "Assessment of the Validity of the Sections in Musa (Musaceae) using ALFP", Annals of Botany, 90 (2): 231–238, doi:10.1093/aob/mcf170