Family – Musaceae

Family – Musaceae

130.01. MUSA L.

M.acuminata Col la, unel

M.balbisiana Colla S: eti-kehel

M.x paradisiaca L.* E:banana, plantain S:kehel


130.02. RAVENALA Adans. (Now under Strelitziaceae)

R.madagascariensis Sorther.* E:traveller’s palm


Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

Name Musa x paradisiaca
Family Musaceae
Common names Banana, plantain, Kesel, කෙසෙල්
Origin Native
Habit Herb, large
Climatic zone Cultivated
Comment Several varieties


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