Musa itinerans var. annamica was described earlier as a subspecies of M. itinerans from North Vietnam based on its unique method of bract opening-the bracts are revolute, but instead of rolling back, the bracts twist and curl sideways, thus exposing its whitish internal surface.
Native to, China, Vietnam
Originally described from Vietnam. Yen Bai: Van Chan Distr.. But 10 plants have also been found on Daling Mountain, Conghua, Guangdong Province, China. Not known inbetween.