banana family

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Cannas are in the banana family (Musaceae) and their leaves are like the big green paddles of banana trees.
Provexis and the company will develop a medical food product that incorporates a bioactive extract from plantain, which is part of the banana family.
From Trinidad, I carried on with a roti - a pancake-like bread stuffed with curried chicken and served with fried plantain (a member of the banana family which tastes a bit like potato).
Among the more unusual plants that Hammer grows are the tropical Heliconias, those members of the banana family with the dazzling, pendulous bracts having all the brilliant colors of a parrot's plumage.
Plantains are from the banana family, but their sugar content is lower and they require cooking before consumption.