Definition of Musa acuminata
1. Noun. Low-growing Asian banana tree cultivated especially in the West Indies for its clusters of edible yellow fruit.
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Literary usage of Musa acuminata
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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. ..."