Musaceae


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Musaceae

(mū-zās′ē-ē″) [L. Musa, banana (the name of the type genus) + -aceae]
The family of flowering tropical plants that includes the fruit-bearing banana and plantain tree.
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Musaceae Bichi kola English Plantain 17 Eccinolochloa colona Poeceae Moina ghash (L.) Link English: Jungle rice 18 Oryza saliva L.
(Musaceae); bird of paradise; breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg (Moraceae); citrus, Citrus spp.
The substrates used in the cultivations consisted of banana leaves (Family Musaceae) previously autoclaved and left in immersion and aeration in water for seven days to remove the lignin.
singularis Chevrolat, seem to be associated with wilted foliage of several species of Musaceae: Musa sapientum L.
Hypoglycemic effect of methanolic extract of Musa paradisiaca (Musaceae) green fruits in normal and diabetic mice.
Table 1: Name of species according to their family Family Name of Species Acanthaceae Adhatodavasica Anacardiaceae Mangifera Indica Apiaceae Centellaasiatica Apocynaceae Calotropis gigantean Arecaceae Phoenix sylvestris Borassusflaballifer NypaFruticans Phoenix paludosa Caricaceae Carica papaya Combretaceae Terminalia catappa Ebenaceae Diospyros peregrine Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus robustus Euphorbiaceae Excoecariaagallocha Fabaceae Tamarindus indicus Albizialebbeck Acacia auriculiformis Vachellianilotica Pithecellobium dulce Lamiaceae Ocimumtenuiflorum Lythraceae Lawsoniainermis Punicagranatum Sonneratiaapetala Bombax ceiba Malvaceae Gossypium arboretum Azadiractaindica Meliaceae Swieteniamahagony Moraceae Artocarphusheterophyllus Moringaceae Moringa oleifera Musaceae Musa spp.
Among these is Musa paradisiaca, which belongs to the Musaceae family, grows abundantly in many developing countries, and as food is considered one of the most important sources of energy for people who live in the humble regions of many countries [11].
The list of "Economically important plants recorded as being subject to losses through damage by Achatina fulica Bowdich (Achatinidae) in regions outside of Africa" is significantly long and includes the following groups of plants as recorded in this study: banana (Musaceae), cassava (Euphorbiaceae), citrus (Rutaceae), malunggay (Moringaceae), mahogany (Meliaceae), papaya (Caricaceae), sweet potato (Convolvulaceae) and taro (Araceae).