Latundan banana

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Latundan bananas (also called Tundan, silk bananas, Pisang raja sereh, Manzana bananas or apple bananas), are triploid hybrid banana cultivars from the Philippines.wikipedia
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Latundan bananas (also called Tundan, silk bananas, Pisang raja sereh, Manzana bananas or apple bananas), are triploid hybrid banana cultivars from the Philippines.
Thus the Latundan banana is placed in the AAB Group, showing that it is a triploid derived from both M. acuminata (A) and M. balbisiana (B).

Lakatan banana

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It is one of the most common banana cultivars in Southeast Asia and the Philippines, along with the Lacatan and Saba bananas. They are smaller than the Lacatan cultivar and the commercially dominant Cavendish bananas.
It is one of the most common banana cultivars in the Philippines, along with the Latundan and Saba bananas.

Musa acuminata

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It has since been discovered that Musa sapientum is actually a hybrid cultivar of the wild seeded bananas Musa balbisiana and Musa acuminata and not a species.
Found in peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra. It is the paternal parent of the latundan banana.

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The Latundan banana is a triploid (AAB) hybrid.
Latundan banana (Silk banana, Apple banana)

Polyploidy

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Latundan bananas (also called Tundan, silk bananas, Pisang raja sereh, Manzana bananas or apple bananas), are triploid hybrid banana cultivars from the Philippines.

Hybrid (biology)

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Latundan bananas (also called Tundan, silk bananas, Pisang raja sereh, Manzana bananas or apple bananas), are triploid hybrid banana cultivars from the Philippines. It has since been discovered that Musa sapientum is actually a hybrid cultivar of the wild seeded bananas Musa balbisiana and Musa acuminata and not a species.

Cultivar

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Latundan bananas (also called Tundan, silk bananas, Pisang raja sereh, Manzana bananas or apple bananas), are triploid hybrid banana cultivars from the Philippines.

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Latundan bananas (also called Tundan, silk bananas, Pisang raja sereh, Manzana bananas or apple bananas), are triploid hybrid banana cultivars from the Philippines.

Saba banana

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It is one of the most common banana cultivars in Southeast Asia and the Philippines, along with the Lacatan and Saba bananas.

Dwarf Cavendish banana

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They are smaller than the Lacatan cultivar and the commercially dominant Cavendish bananas.

Musa balbisiana

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It has since been discovered that Musa sapientum is actually a hybrid cultivar of the wild seeded bananas Musa balbisiana and Musa acuminata and not a species.

True plantains

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Pisang goreng

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Traditionally, some type of banana such as pisang raja and pisang tanduk are the popular kind of banana used for pisang goreng.

Maruya (food)

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Among Muslim Filipinos, this version is known as jampok, and traditionally use mashed Latundan bananas.

Musaceae

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Linnaeus' Musa sapientum is now identified to be the hybrid Latundan cultivar (M. Ă— paradisiaca AAB Group 'Silk'), while his Musa paradisiaca are now known to be hybrids belonging generally to the AAB and ABB banana cultivar groups.

Señorita banana

Fruits of the Señorita bananas are not as common as Lacatan and Latundan for dessert bananas in the Philippines, but they are still highly regarded for their exceptionally sweet taste and soft creamy flesh.