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Musa textilis
(manila hemp)

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Musa textilis (manila hemp)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 November 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Musa textilis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • manila hemp
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fibre

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
M. textilis, fruiting plant.

Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', Vols 1-20 (1989-2000), by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
TitleM. textilis - line drawing
CaptionM. textilis, fruiting plant. Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', Vols 1-20 (1989-2000), by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
CopyrightPROSEA Foundation
M. textilis, fruiting plant.

Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', Vols 1-20 (1989-2000), by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.
M. textilis - line drawingM. textilis, fruiting plant. Reproduced from the series 'Plant Resources of South-East Asia', Vols 1-20 (1989-2000), by kind permission of the PROSEA Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia. PROSEA Foundation

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Musa textilis Née (1801)

Preferred Common Name

  • manila hemp

International Common Names

  • Spanish: abacá
  • French: chanvre de Manille
  • Portuguese: abace; canhamo-de-Manilha

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Manilahanf
  • Indonesia: pisang benang; pisang manila
  • Italy: Canapa di Manila
  • Netherlands: Manila hennep
  • Philippines: agotag; agotai; amoguid; lanot; pisang-utan; samoro
  • Vietnam: chuoi soi

EPPO code

  • MUBTE (Musa textilis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Zingiberales
  •                         Family: Musaceae
  •                             Genus: Musa
  •                                 Species: Musa textilis

Uses List

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Materials

  • Fibre