genus Ensete


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to genus Ensete: Ensete ventricosum
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genus Ensete - Old World tropical herbs: Abyssinian bananasgenus Ensete - Old World tropical herbs: Abyssinian bananas
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
banana family, family Musaceae, Musaceae - treelike tropical Asian herbs
Abyssinian banana, Ensete ventricosum, Ethiopian banana, Musa ensete - large evergreen arborescent herb having huge paddle-shaped leaves and bearing inedible fruit that resemble bananas but edible young flower shoots; sometimes placed in genus Musa