Musaceae


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Related to Musaceae: Ensete, Cannaceae

Musaceae

[myü′zā·sē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Zingiberales characterized by five functional stamens, unisexual flowers, spirally arranged leaves and bracts, and fleshy, indehiscent fruit.
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Se hallaron ademas, otros rasgos destacables, como hebras de elastina en Strelitziaceae y polenkit, mas o menos abundante, en Heliconiaceae y Musaceae.
Finalmente podemos indicar que en las parcelas de cacao las familias de plantas con usos reportados mejor representadas en las parcelas de 30 anos fueron Leguminosae (52%) y Rhamnaceae (12%); en las de 50 fueron Leguminosae (19%) y Musaceae (18 %).
Similarly, the 5000 year-old Musaceae phytoliths at Yuku rockshelter in highland New Guinea may only represent bananas growing, as opposed to being cultivated, in the landscape (cf.
Family: Musaceae or Heliconiaceae (heliconia family)
Monocots: Arecaceae, Bromeliaceae, Commelinaceae, Cyperaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Heliconiaceae, Liliaceae, Musaceae, Orchidaceae, Poaceae, Smilacaceae, Zingiberaceae.
Pertencente a familia Musaceae, apresenta cerca de 30 especies conhecidas do genero Musa e mais de 700 variedades (ASMAR et al.
Biodiversity of phytoparasitic nematodes associated with Musaceae and fruit crops in Colombia.
23 Streblus Moraceae Shara gach Young asper Lour leaf 24 Musa Musaceae Ati Young paradisiaca kolapata leaf L.
Para la familia Musaceae, Fahn (1988) describe los nectarios septales de Musa como tricomas pluricelulares que tapizan largos canales irregulares que surcan el ovario.
Druse-like silica bodies characterize several other commelinid monocots, such as Arecaceae, Cannaceae, Costaceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae, and Strelitziaceae, but in these families they occur in the bundle sheath cells adjacent to sclerenchyma, rather than in the epidermis, as in Dasypogonaceae.