Family: Musaceae - Banana family
Growth Habit: Herb
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Madhua kala.
English Name: Banana.
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.
The fresh pulp of the fruit eaten directly and given in diarrhoea.
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