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What are the parts of the banana tree?


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January 22, 2012 11:21AM

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A banana is not a tree, it is the largest flowering herbaceous plant. The stems are called pseudostems and each stem can produce a single bunch of bananas, After fruiting the stem dies and offshoots develop from the root. Leaves are spirally arranged and may grow to a height of 9 feet. The female flower develops the fruit