Definition of Musa acuminata

1. Noun. Low-growing Asian banana tree cultivated especially in the West Indies for its clusters of edible yellow fruit.

Exact synonyms: Dwarf Banana
Terms within: Banana
Generic synonyms: Banana, Banana Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musa Acuminata

Murray Valley encephalitis virus
Murray Valley rash
Murraymania
Murree
Murrinh-Patha
Murrow
Murrumbidgee
Murrumbidgee River
Murrumbidgee jam
Murrumbidgee jams
Murugan
Murutucu virus
MusD
Mus musculus
Musa
Musa acuminata
Musa basjoo
Musa ensete
Musa paradisiaca
Musa paradisiaca sapientum
Musa textilis
Musaceae
Musales
Musca
Musca domestica
Muscadet
Muscardinus
Muscardinus avellanarius
Muscari
Muscari comosum

Literary usage of Musa acuminata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... which is the species grown in the Canary Islands and in southern China, and musa acuminata, the banana of the East Indies and Malay Archipelago. ..."

2. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"The species of banana known as musa acuminata bears fruit in bunches of 4 to 6 large hands of 10 to 12 fingers each. The fruit is short, being not more than ..."

3. DNA Fingerprinting and Plants (Including Pathogens): Sponsored CRIS/ICAR by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"B5 PA: Other-US PY: 1992 LA: English IS: ISSN: 0733-222X NT: Includes references. PT: Article DE: musa-acuminata. musa-balbisiana. ..."

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