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Musa Linn., Mus. Cliff. 2. 1736. Gen. 466. 1754; Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 6:261.1892 (under Scitamineae); Schum. in Engl., Das. Pflanzenr. 1 (IV.45): 1-45.1900.

Suckering herb, sometimes weakly bulbous at base. Leaves spirally arranged. Inflorescence terminal, erect or drooping, with a cluster of flowers beneath the bracts. Flowers becoming unisexual by abortion, the distal functioning as the male, the proximal as the female.

Lower Taxon

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