Musa

Musa acuminata

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  • Flower name
    Musa
  • Scientific name
    Musa acuminata
  • AliasBanana, ミバショウ, 実芭蕉, Plantain , Musa
  • Place of originIndia and the Malay Peninsula
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October
  • Language of flowersStyle

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.


  • Order
    Zingiberales
  • Family
    Musaceae
  • Genus
    Musa
  • Species
    M. × paradisiaca
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeLarge evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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