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Dwarf Cavendish banana leaf

Musa acuminata


Life and Mathematics. Hyperbolic spiral, I think. It begins at an infinite distance from the pole in the centre, it winds faster and faster around as it approaches the pole. The Dwarf Cavendish banana (or simply Cavendish banana) is a banana cultivar originally from Vietnam and China. It became the primary replacement for the Gros Michel banana in the 1950s after crops of the latter were devastated by the Panama disease. It is one of the most commonly planted banana variety from the Cavendish group, and the main source of commercial Cavendish bananas along with Grand Nain.


Invernadero del Palacio de Cristal de la Arganzuela, Madrid


Other common names include Klue Hom Kom, Pisang serendah, Chinese banana, and Canary banana.

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arlanda 6 years ago

Thanks Gerardo, Gracias!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.39, Long: -3.70

Spotted on Feb 26, 2012
Submitted on Mar 6, 2012

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