Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Ornamental Flowering Banana - Pink

Musa Ornata

Description:

The Musa ornata originated in Southeast Asia and is cultivated for its commercial and ornamental value. Plants grow to a height of 5 to 10 ft . The plants have green foliage with pink tones throughout. The leaves can grow to be 6 ft long, 14 inches wide and can be used for tropical cut flower arrangements. It produces pink flowers and small, dark pink or crimson fruit. The fruit type is a banana that is seeded and inedible. Is a yellow-orange inflorence whose male and female flowers both tend to be 3-5 per bract in a single row, varying up to about 7 per cluster. The anthers of the male flowers are purple while the female style is green.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Veni
Spotted by
Veni

Malaysia

Spotted on Mar 25, 2012
Submitted on Apr 16, 2012

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team