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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Macas, "Genome-wide analysis of repeat diversity across the family Musaceae," PLoS One, vol.
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).