Musa paradisiaca

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Noun1.Musa paradisiaca - a banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruitsMusa paradisiaca - a banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics
plantain - starchy banana-like fruit; eaten (always cooked) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics
banana, 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 fruits
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(2011) observed four Tephritoidea puparia in banana samples (Musa paradisiaca L.), variety Prata, collected in Sao Paulo, but all of them non-viable, preventing identification of associated fly species.
Previously, researchers had substantiated the folkloric claim of musa paradisiaca sap, guava leaves, nutmeg and mango leaves in the management of diarrhoea.
Here we selected four medicinal plant materials, namely, leaves of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, unripe and ripe Aegle marmelosfruit pulp and the terminal meristem of Musa paradisiaca flower and investigated their anti-aging properties and cytotoxicity in vitro individually as well as in a poly herbal formulation containing the four plant extracts in different ratios.
Among these is Musa paradisiaca, which belongs to the Musaceae family, grows abundantly in many developing countries, and as food is considered one of the most important sources of energy for people who live in the humble regions of many countries [11].
Banano (Musa sapientatum, Musa acuminata), Platano (Musa paradisiaca) (Musaceae).
Frutal PC * Energia Proteina Ca (%) (kcal) (g) (mg) Guanabana (Annona muricata) 68 38 0.4 52 Guayaba (Psidum guajava) 82 55 1.0 33 Mango (Mangifera indica) 55 46 0.9 19 Papaya (Carica papaya) 68 25 0.5 23 Platano (Musa paradisiaca) 68 86 1.4 12 Tamarindo (Tamarindus indica L.) 50 258 5.9 169 Frutal Fe Acido Vit (mg) ascorbico A (mg) UI Guanabana (Annona muricata) 2.27 21 128 Guayaba (Psidum guajava) 1.32 199 97.7 Mango (Mangifera indica) 1.50 65 685 Papaya (Carica papaya) 0.46 48 73.2 Platano (Musa paradisiaca) 1.78 12 208 Tamarindo (Tamarindus indica L.) 4.62 8 33.9 * Porcion Comestible.
Similar findings were reported in albino mice with plant extracts (Musa paradisiaca and Cocciniaindica) which reduced the feed intake from 31.11+-2.2 grams/24 hrs to 16.1+-2.1 grams/24 hrs) after 14 days treatment (Mallick et.
Este nuevo riesgo artistico vincula a Yosman Botero a una de las agendas del arte contemporaneo colombiano, en una clara linea de trabajo en el que destaca la hibridacion critica de historias y temporalidades (Jose Alejandro Restrepo y Musa Paradisiaca (1997), El cocodrilo de Humboldt no es el cocodrilo de Hegel (1994), Maria Escallon e In Memoriam (2001), Efren Oiraldo y Dorado-Dorado (2010)), por citar solo unos ejemplos; ademas de ser uno de los baluartes para la posibilidad creativa, legitimada desde las posturas teoricas del arte posthistorico o las relecturas benjaminianas de la segunda mitad del siglo XX.
A constituent hydroxyanigorufone obtained from Musa paradisiaca showed to be a prospective cancer chemopreventive agent [12].