Musa coccinea

M. coccineascarlet banana
Musa coccinea, commonly known as scarlet banana or red-flowering banana, is a species of flowering plant in the banana and plantain family Musaceae, native to tropical China (in Guangdong, Guangxi, and southeastern Yunnan) and Vietnam.wikipedia
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Red palm mite

M. coccinea is a known host in the New World of the red palm mite (Raoiella indica).

Musa (genus)

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M. coccinea Andrews [C] – scarlet banana

Species

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Musa coccinea, commonly known as scarlet banana or red-flowering banana, is a species of flowering plant in the banana and plantain family Musaceae, native to tropical China (in Guangdong, Guangxi, and southeastern Yunnan) and Vietnam.

Family (biology)

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Musa coccinea, commonly known as scarlet banana or red-flowering banana, is a species of flowering plant in the banana and plantain family Musaceae, native to tropical China (in Guangdong, Guangxi, and southeastern Yunnan) and Vietnam.

China

🇨🇳ChinesePeople's Republic of China
Musa coccinea, commonly known as scarlet banana or red-flowering banana, is a species of flowering plant in the banana and plantain family Musaceae, native to tropical China (in Guangdong, Guangxi, and southeastern Yunnan) and Vietnam.

Guangdong

Guangdong ProvinceCantonKwangtung
Musa coccinea, commonly known as scarlet banana or red-flowering banana, is a species of flowering plant in the banana and plantain family Musaceae, native to tropical China (in Guangdong, Guangxi, and southeastern Yunnan) and Vietnam.

Guangxi

Guangxi ProvinceGuangxi Zhuang Autonomous RegionKwangsi
Musa coccinea, commonly known as scarlet banana or red-flowering banana, is a species of flowering plant in the banana and plantain family Musaceae, native to tropical China (in Guangdong, Guangxi, and southeastern Yunnan) and Vietnam.

Yunnan

Yunnan ProvinceYunnan, ChinaCommunist Party Secretary
Musa coccinea, commonly known as scarlet banana or red-flowering banana, is a species of flowering plant in the banana and plantain family Musaceae, native to tropical China (in Guangdong, Guangxi, and southeastern Yunnan) and Vietnam.

Vietnam

🇻🇳Viet NamSocialist Republic of Vietnam
Musa coccinea, commonly known as scarlet banana or red-flowering banana, is a species of flowering plant in the banana and plantain family Musaceae, native to tropical China (in Guangdong, Guangxi, and southeastern Yunnan) and Vietnam.

Bat

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It is a bat-pollinated evergreen perennial, placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20.

Pollination

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It is a bat-pollinated evergreen perennial, placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20.

Evergreen

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It is a bat-pollinated evergreen perennial, placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20.

Perennial plant

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It is a bat-pollinated evergreen perennial, placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20.

Ploidy

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It is a bat-pollinated evergreen perennial, placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20.

Chromosome

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It is a bat-pollinated evergreen perennial, placed in section Callimusa (now including the former section Australimusa), having a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 20.

Musa beccarii

M. beccarii
The flower cluster is more rounded than in the related species M. beccarii.

Heliconia

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The species is cultivated for its ornamental value, being grown, for example, along with heliconias in commercial farms in Hawaii.

Hawaii

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The species is cultivated for its ornamental value, being grown, for example, along with heliconias in commercial farms in Hawaii.

Temperate climate

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It does not tolerate temperatures below 10 C, so in temperate zones requires protection during the winter months.

Royal Horticultural Society

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In the UK it has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.

Award of Garden Merit

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In the UK it has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.

Host (biology)

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M. coccinea is a known host in the New World of the red palm mite (Raoiella indica).

New World

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M. coccinea is a known host in the New World of the red palm mite (Raoiella indica).

Henry Charles Andrews

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Musa coccinea was described by Andrews in 1799.

João de Loureiro

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Loureiro's 1790 account is confused.