Musa angustigemma N.W.Simmonds
[=M. peekelii subsp. angustigemma]
Musa peekelii is a species of wild banana (genusMusa), native to eastern New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago. It is placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), members of which have a diploidchromosome number of 2n = 20. It is a very tall plant, reaching over 10 m (33 ft), with a narrow green drooping bud. The ripe bananas are red with bright yellow flesh. It is one of the possible parents of the cultivated Fe'i bananas.
The subspecies M. peekelii subsp. angustigemma has been treated as a separate species, M. angustigemma.
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