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Table 6 Sub-variety nomenclature of enset landraces in Wolaita, Southern Ethiopia

From: Indigenous knowledge, use and on-farm management of enset (Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman) diversity in Wolaita, Southern Ethiopia

Landrace variety level nomenclature Landrace sub-variety level nomenclature Meanings and implications of sub-variety level names
Arkiya Bota-arkiya, Color of pseudostem (Bota, white)
Dawro-arkiya, Kucha-arkiya, Names of a place bordering Wolaita ( Dawro, Kucha)
Genna Ala-genna, Anko-genna *Unexplained meaning
Godariya Shuchafe-godariya *Unexplained meaning
Maziya Masa-maziya, *Unexplained meaning
Kambata-maziya Name of a place bordering Wolaita
Wanadiyia Boroda-wanadiyia Name of a place but not directly bordering Wolaita
  1. *The 'secondary' nomenclature and implied meaning was not known from the discussions and interviews with the community.