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Ensete ventricosumEthiopian Banana, Abyssinian bananaMusaceaeMusa ensete. M. ventricosum.20
Musa acuminataDwarf Banana, Edible bananaMusaceae 52
Musa balbisianaPlantain, Plantain BananaMusaceaeMusa × sapientum pruinosa (King ex Baker) A.M.Cowan & Cowan Musa × sapientum pruinosa King ex Baker41
Musa basjooJapanese BananaMusaceaeM. japonica.22
Musa textilisAbacaMusaceaeMusa abaca Perr. Musa amboinensis Miq. Musa mindanaensis Miq. Musa tikap Warb. Musa troglodytarum te00
Musa x paradisiacaBananaMusaceaeKarkandela × malabarica Raf. Musa × acutibracteata M.Hotta, Musa × alphurica Miq. Musa × aphurica Ru52
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