Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Musa xparadisiaca cf Opo Ullu
Sverre Juul Schou
December 14, 2021
Location: Canoe Garden, Kahanu Gardens. 650 Ulaino Rd, Hana, HI 96713, USA.
Accession number: ?
Pseudo stem: Height to crown: 4m, diameter in at chest height: 17,5 , green blotched slight with dark brown. Not waxy, few Suckers.
Juice: Transparent, watery.
Juvenile leaf: dark Green. Midrib: cobbery green. Petiole: pale green, waxy.
Adult leaf: 170 cm x 55 cm, ascending. Slightly waxy. Upper surface: Glossy green. Lower surface: glaucous green. Midrib: pale green, blotched. Petiole: 55 cm, green blotched, closed canal, brown margins on petiole, dark brown on petiole sheath. Slightly undulated.
Bunch (not well developed, very small): horizontal. Stalk: 35 cm, diameter at top hand. 6 cm. glabrate. Number of hands: 7.
Fingers (unripe): 13-15 per hand. Geotropical negative. 6 cm, 1cm in diameter. apex square, tapers graduately, bottlenecked. Skin color (unripe): pale green
Rachis: 160 cm, yes retained flowers and bracts. moderately prominent leaf scars
Male bud: 20 cm, high slender shoulder. Apex: convulate, slightly acuminate. Bracts: corrugated, 6 bracts expanded. Outer surface: very waxy, burgundy (also margins). tip: yellow. Inner surface: wine red, fading slightly at base.
Male flowers: cream at top fading to pink at centre and at bottom. yellow stamens.
From Cultivated Plant:
Date of Record Creation:
December 7, 2022
Date of Last Update:
July 10, 2023
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