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Table 1 Different names used by farmers to designate banana and plantain accessions in South Benin

From: Banana and plantain production systems in Benin: ethnobotanical investigation, varietal diversity, pests, and implications for better production

Number Cultivars Type Number of village Villages
1 Abidja Plantain 1 Tangbo Aga
2 Adjangan Plantain 14 TokpadomèI, Dévémè, Zouhouè, Tchicomey, Kpodji, Agatogbo, Tossohon, Tangbo Aga, Glodjigbé, Yèkon aga, GloFanto, Tokpadomè II, Adjarra Hounvè, Gbeova
3 Agba Plantain 7 Banigbé Nago, Igbidi, Lokossa, Modogan, Ewé, Obèkè Ouèrè, Agatogbo
4 Agbavé Plantain 3 Tchicomey, Kpodji, Kpodji
5 Agoukokoué Plantain 1 Kpoto
6 Akodou Banana 1 Dévémè
7 Akokoué Banana 1 Kpoto
8 Akpahissi Banana 3 Dévémè, Tchicomey, Kpodji
9 Alladakodou Banana 2 Tchicomey, Kpodji
10 Allokokoué Banana 1 Kpodji
11 Aloga Plantain 21 Obèkè Ouèrè, Kitigbo, Kpoto, Dévémè Tchicomey, Tangbo Aga, Agbondjèdo, Attogon centre, Zèkanmè, Yèkon aga, HouègboTohomè, Sèhouè centre, Agbozounkpa, Tokpadomè I, Tokpadomè II, Adjarra Hounvè, Gbéova, Tokpa, Hangnan,Ahota, Lanmadji
12 Alogli Banana 2 Zèkanmè, Hangnan
13 Alokpoé Banana 1 Tchicomey
14 Amandan Banana 1 Zounhouè
15 Amawiti Banana 3 Kpoto, Agbozounkpa, Gbeova
16 Assanmiénu Banana 1 Touléhoudji
17 Assonwonou Banana 1 Kpoto
18 Atchakpoé Banana 1 Dévémè
19 Avlan Plantain 7 Dangbo-centre, Dasso, Tanzoun, Zounta, Akpamè, Obèkè Ouèrè, Ewé
20 Avlandjangn Plantain 1 Tchicomey
21 Chinouavi Banana 1 Tossohon
22 Chon Banana 1 Kpoto
23 Cododoé Banana 1 Tchicomey
24 Colèti Banana 1 Kpoto
25 Dangni Banana 1 Akpamè
26 Dankodou Banana 2 Kinkinhoué, Zoundjamè
27 Dankokoué Banana 10 Zoukou, Tchicomey, Kpodji, Kinkinhoué, Tangbo Aga, Zèkanmè, GloFanto, Houègbo Tohomè, Tokpadomè I, Adjarra Hounvè
28 Danvlan Banana 1 Kpodji
29 Dimangnan Banana 1 Touléhoudji
30 Djanvlan Plantain 1 Agbozounkpa
31 Djilèkè Banana 1 Agbozounkpa
32 Djogodjigui Banana 1 Adjarra Hounvè
33 Dohèzè Banana 6 Zounta, Dangbo-centre, Attogon centre, Zèkanmè, GloFanto, Djomon
34 Edanmandan Banana 1 Zoundjamè
35 Emènin Olory Banana 1 Obèkè Ouèrè
36 Eminnè otchoumaré Banana 2 Ewé, Obèkè Ouèrè
37 Eminnèré Banana 2 Obèkè Ouèrè, Banigbé Nago
38 Fiossiké Banana 1 Zounhouè
39 Flodjèguèdjèguè Banana 1 Kpoto
40 Fonkokoué Banana 1 Kpoto
41 Gangni Plantain 1 Agbozounkpa
42 Gangnikokoué Plantain 2 Dangbo-centre, Zounta
43 Gangnilo Banana 1 Sèhouè centre
44 Gbakokoué Banana 7 Tchicomey, Tangbo Aga, Attogon centre, GloFanto, HouègboTohomè, Tokpadomè I, Tokpa
45 Gbala Plantain 4 Wéwéhoué, Touléhoudji, Aboti, Gnamamè
46 Gbavénon Plantain 1 Tchicomey
47 Gbofoutou Banana 1 Agbozounkpa
48 Gbogui Banana 2 Dangbo-centre, Akpamè
49 Gnimagnan Banana 1 Kpodavé
50 Gnivlan Banana 2 Akpamè, Tchicomey
51 Goukokoué Banana 1 Dangbo-centre
52 Hlogui Banana 3 Dangbo-centre, Djomon, Zounta
53 Hohovikokoué Banana 1 Tchicomey
54 Houngbo Banana 1 Gbéova
55 Jokosso Banana 2 Igbidi, Obèkè Ouèrè
56 Kinkoun Banana 1 Houègbo Tohomè
57 Kodou Banana 1 Kpodavé
58 Kokodoé Banana 1 Tchicomey
59 Kolédo Banana 1 Zounhouè
60 Kouekouekoyou Banana 1 Hangnan
61 KouéKouéogouton Banana 1 Zounta
62 Kokoué Banana 2 Touléhoudji, Aboti
63 Koyou Banana 1  
64 Kpafoukpafou Banana 1 Kpoto
65 Kpafoutou Banana 2 Sèhouè centre, Agbozounkpa
66 Kpahissi Banana 5 Touléhoudji, Zèkanmè, Yèkon, Tokpadomè I, Adjarra Hounvè
67 Kpahounflo Banana 1 Kpoto
68 Kparata Banana 2 Modogan, Obèkè Ouèrè
69 Kpolonvi Banana 1 Adjarra Hounvè
70 Limonvlan Banana 2 Tchicomey, Kpodji
71 Malikouè Banana 1 Tokpadomè I
72 Mandandjoto Banana 1 Touléhoudji
73 Mandangan Plantain 7 Wéwéhoué, Touléhoudji, Kinkinhoué, Kpodavé, Aboti, Zoundjamè, Gnamamè
74 Mandankpévé Banana 1 Dévémè
75 Monchinonfou Banana 1 Wéwéhoué
76 Ninkouin Banana 1 Adjarra Hounvè
77 Olori Banana 3 Modogan, Ewé, Obèkè Ouèrè
78 Ononnon Banana 2 Kpoto, Adjarra Hounvè
79 Planta Banana 18 Tanzoun, Zounta, Akpamè, Dangbo-centre Zounhouè, Tchicomey, Agatogbo, Tossohon, Agbondjèdo, Attogon centre, Zèkanmè, HouègboTohomè, Sèhouè centre, Sèhouè agaga, Tokpadomè I, AdjarraHounvè, Ahota, Gbeova
80 Sanmiénou Banana 1 Gnamamè
81 Sodjèmi Banana 2 AdjarraHounvè, Gbeova
82 Sokokoué Banana 2 Dangbo-centre, Houègbo Tohomè
83 Sotoumon Banana 27 Zoukou, Kitigbo, Kpoto, Dévémè, Zounhouè Tchicomey, Kpodji, Agatogbo, Tossohon, Kinkinhoué, Tangbo Aga, Agbondjèdo Attogon centre, Attogon centre, Zèkanmè, Glodjigbé centre, Houègbo Tohomè, Sèhouè centre, Agbozounkpa, Tokpadomè I, Tokkpadomè II, Tokpadomè I, AdjarraHounvè, Gbéova, Tokpa Hangnan, Ahota
84 Sovlan Banana 3 Tchicomey, Hangnan, Ahota
85 Tchon Banana 7 Kpodji, Agbondjèdo, Attogon centre, Tokpadomè I, Tokpa, Hangnan, Gbeova
86 Tokpovi Banana 1 Dévémè
87 Vlandjangan Plantain 1 Tchicomey