Musa

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    Musa @ Aoshima subtropical plant garden
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    Musa @ Aoshima subtropical plant garden
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    Musa @ My home

Basic information

Flower Name
Musa
Formal Name
Musa acuminata
Alias
Banana, Plantain , Musa
Habitat
India and the Malay Peninsula
Morph
Large evergreen perennial

Comment

What is Musa

Banana (scientific name:Musa×paradisiaca) is a large evergreen perennial herbs of the genus Musa musaceae treelike, and edible fruit. Looks like a stalk of a fake stem leaf sheaths overlapping, the crowding of 10 or so leaves at the tip. From summer droops 1 to 1.5m length of from the center of the leaves in the fall. Stretch wrapped in a purple-red bracts from the tip of the inflorescence spicate, into female Central hermaphrodite flowers, to male. Each group yellow bunches of large cylindrical; Soft flesh wrested the fruits one at a time from the peel and white in raw food and juice, jams, food. So easy to eat flesh has a cream colored nutritious, tender, sweet, absorption, just peel off the skin by hand from children ranging elderly sick people is a popular fruit.

Common name:Musa, scientific name:Musa×paradisiaca, aka:Banana, Plantain, origin: India and Malay Peninsula, height: 2 to 10 m, leaf: oblong, skin color: yellow, flesh color: white, fruit length: 10-40 cm, fruit shape: curved cylindrical shape with a bunch on stage.

Detailed information

Order
Zingiberales
Family
Musaceae
Genus
Musa
Species
M. × paradisiaca
Flower language
Style ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical areaGreenhouse
Color
Cream, White
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
200 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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