Musa sp. (Banana, Plantain) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-100304 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

last updated: 13 Jun 2012
Organism information
Musa sp.
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Magnoliophyta
Class Liliopsida
Order Zingiberales
Family Musaceae
Genus Musa
Species sp.
  • Banana
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  • Plantain
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Crops
Characteristics related to biosafety
The family is native to the tropics of Africa and Asia.
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Widely adapted, growing at elevations of 0–920 m (0–3000 ft) or more, depending on latitude; mean annual temperatures of 26–30°C (79–86°F); annual rainfall of 2000 mm (80 in) or higher for commercial production.
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  • Food
Additional Information
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