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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Left: Blaire with the banana tree (and paint and dirt all over her).
The maximum amount of NO obtained for banana tree waste were 68 ppm whereas maximum amount of NOx was liberated from lakhra coal-tree leaves (60: 40) and minimum amount from cow dung manure (30.
Banana trees have special ingredients, which protect them from disease; they have natural anti-bacterial, anti-biotic, anti-fungal and anti-viral qualities.
The banana tree belongs to the family Musaceae, and is a native of the south of Asia and Indonesia.
A typical banana plant takes anywhere from six to nine months to become productive after which it dies and a new sucker spring out from its carcass, yet to allude the resiliency of the banana tree to that of the country's banana industry would be an oversight.
The banana tree can grow anywhere, and it doesn't require much care.
For instance, 1 was once outside of Nha Trang, Vietnam, with a farmer who had just shot a squirrel-sized marsupial out of a banana tree with an air-rifle.
got a couple of fruit trees in my garden and even a banana tree, but none of them ever quite manages to produce any fruit.
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.
Mahi, another tenant, said she was "sentimentally attached" to her banana tree, planted outside her living room.
His favorite spot was a banana tree that leaned out over the water.