banana tree


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Noun1.banana tree - any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruitsbanana tree - any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Musa, Musa - type genus of the Musaceae: bananas
dwarf banana, Musa acuminata - low-growing Asian banana tree cultivated especially in the West Indies for its clusters of edible yellow fruit
Japanese banana, Musa basjoo - Asiatic banana plant cultivated especially as a foliage plant in Japan
Musa paradisiaca, plantain tree, plantain - a banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics
edible banana, Musa paradisiaca sapientum - widely cultivated species of banana trees bearing compact hanging clusters of commercially important edible yellow fruit
Musa textilis, abaca, Manila hemp - Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc
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Coconut palms, banana trees, and lofty breadfruit trees gave food and sun-shelter.
If you broke off a three foot sprout from a banana tree, scuffed out a hole, stuck it in and tamped the dirt down around it, you got a week's supply of food in the form of small green bananas a couple months later.
Participants will create a special banana tree before meeting MPs and TAKING a guided tour of Parliament.
My friend has a 4ft banana tree that is getting too big.
A grill is made by splitting the trunk of a banana tree.
It's a great opportunity to explore lots of new restaurants for less, and also gives you the chance to make huge savings at all your high-street favourites from La Tasca to Prezzo or Banana Tree to Gourmet Burger Kitchen.
A typical banana plant takes anywhere from six to nine months to become productive after which it dies and a new sucker spring out from its carcass, yet to allude the resiliency of the banana tree to that of the country's banana industry would be an oversight.
The banana tree can grow anywhere, and it doesn't require much care.
This otherworldly fantasy continued when I passed a banana tree branch, heavy with fruit, hanging from the lobby rafter.