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flowering banana
Musa ornata
Musa ornata
flowering banana banana
Musa ornata Musaceae
common names
  flowering banana
   ornamental banana
accepted scientific name
  Musa ornata Roxb.
rules for finding collection records
  Musa ornata (45)
family name
  • Musaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Dinesh Valke
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 8 inches
Plant Observed 2nd week of November thru 2nd week of August
Introduced. Native to south-east Asia.

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Plant Showiness (72%)
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Accepted Scientific Name

Musa ornata   Roxb.   (TSN: 42389, Index: 582)

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