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Musa paradisiaca var. sapientum

Group: Monocot
Family: Musaceae - Banana family
Duration:Perennial
Growth Habit: Herb

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Madhua kala.

English Name: Banana.

Description of the Plant:

A herbaceous plant with erect pseudo stem, inflorescence a drooping, spinks, lower flowers female, upper male, bracts large, many flowered, deep maroon, fruit bunches cimpact with fleshy sub cylindered or trogons berries tapering at both ends. Greenish yellow. Yellow or arrange when rope. Each fruits is cantinas 2-3 seed.

Mode of Uses:

The fresh pulp of the fruit eaten directly and given in diarrhoea.

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