Abyssinian banana

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Synonyms for Abyssinian banana

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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Infinity 'Scarlet' with 'Black Heart' ipomoea, red-leafed Abyssinian banana, and 'Troy's Gold' plectranthus
In particular, take note of the red Abyssinian bananas (Ensete ventricosum cultivars), which have crimson leaf stalks and red-edged leaves with discrete red markings on their upper surfaces, as Canna companions.