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Musaceae
The Banana Family
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This is a small family of only about 40 species in two genera (Musa and Ensete) found in wet tropical lowlands, although recently one or two species have been found in higher latitudes. They are grown mainly for their fruit, the Banana, and for their fibres, manila and hemp, used for making rope. They are also grown as ornamental plants.


A pseudostem formed from the leaf sheaths
Very large leaves
Leaves with a thick midrib and parallel veins
Separate male and female flowers on the same plant
Flowers and fruit in dense bunches
Fleshy fruit with several hard stony seeds


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Scientific Family name.
Hint: Usually ends in "acea"
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The Family Musaceae
belongs to the Order of Zingiberales


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Musaceae
Zingiberales
Zingiberales
Commelinidae
Monocots
Monocots
One First-Leaves (Monocots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


Banana
Banana
Musa
gardengeek - March 07, 2014

Banana - Cavendish
Banana - Cavendish
Musa acuminata
Thunder - May 28, 2010

Banana Tree
Banana Tree
Musa
fadinha - March 20, 2009


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