family Musaceae


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Noun1.family Musaceae - treelike tropical Asian herbsfamily Musaceae - 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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Bat to sunbird pollination shifts are concentrated in the family Musaceae, where there are few reversals back to bat pollination.
The family Musaceae is characterized by a vertebrate pollination (bird or bat).