banana family


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Related to banana family: family Musaceae
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Noun1.banana family - treelike tropical Asian herbsbanana family - treelike tropical Asian herbs  
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Musales, order Musales - tropical plants
genus Musa, Musa - type genus of the Musaceae: bananas
Ensete, genus Ensete - Old World tropical herbs: Abyssinian bananas
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Abaca fiber comes from a plant belonging to the banana family with the botanical name of musa textiles.
Banana and Plantain: An Overview with Emphasis on Pacific Island Cultivars Musaceae (banana family).
She explains that the abaca, whose scientific name is musa textilis, is a member of the banana family, the Musaceae.
Once strelitzia get going they are difficult to deal with - after all they're members of the banana family.
Once strelitzia get going they are difficult to deal with - after all they're members of the banana family. Prise each section away from the next so you end up with separate pieces, each with its own roots and a shoot.