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Musa basjoo (Japanese Banana)

Musa basjoo (Japanese Banana)

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Musa basjoo, known variously as Japanese Banana, Japanese fibre banana or hardy banana, is a species of flowering plant belonging to the banana family Musaceae. It was previously thought to have originated in the Ryukyu islands of southern Japan, from where it was first described in cultivation, but is now known to have originated in subtropical southern China, where it is also widely cultivated, with wild populations found in Sichuan province. Its specific name is derived from its Japanese common name, bashō (θŠ­θ•‰).

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