banana tree


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Synonyms for 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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Kampala was gorgeous with flowers everywhere, blazing hibiscus, bougainvilleas, deep green palms and magnificent banana trees in gardens next to African huts or houses.
Michael Dove, 2011, The Banana Tree at the Gate: A History of Marginal Peoples and Global Markets in Borneo.
Two heads are really better than one, especially if you need to build a boat out of banana tree bark on a desert island.
Living in the Nantlle Valley, they shocked neighbours by growing a 15ft banana tree in their back garden.
Consistent with this hypothesis, while sampling the RPM from 2 heavily infested banana trees of unknown variety(ies) in Lake Worth (Jun 2008), an uninfested banana tree of unknown variety was observed less than 1 m away.
Mahi, another tenant, said she was "sentimentally attached" to her banana tree, planted outside her living room.
They grow a mango and a banana tree together, planning to share the fruit; but only the monkey can climb up high enough to pluck the fruit.
Gigena bent down next to a banana tree to explain "kidney weed" a plant that discourages weeds without affecting the banana plants.
Riswana explained that she had a banana tree she loved to tend every day.
He would then point to a banana tree and tell me: "Shake it
In the cemetery complex, a banana tree stands, but it is not an ordinary banana tree.
In neighbouring Assam state, where the Brahmaputra River overflowed its banks and poured into the capital, Gauhati, four more people were killed when a banana tree raft on which they were travelling to higher ground capsized near Hajo, 18 miles north of the capital.
I'm marveling at the fact that it's sitting here in the middle of tomato fields and banana tree groves.
The process would astound Gilligan and the Skipper: Banana tree bark and cocoa tree, coconut shells and bamboo are crushed, cross-cut, sliced, julienned, or woven and layered into patterns that are then bonded to plywood, sealed with resin and polished.