Ensete ventricosum


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  • noun

Synonyms for Ensete ventricosum

large evergreen arborescent herb having huge paddle-shaped leaves and bearing inedible fruit that resemble bananas but edible young flower shoots

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There are a number of bananas available: Musa basjoo, and Ensete ventricosum, but Ensete ventricosum "Maurelii", with its wonderful purple tinged leaves, can be a little too tender.