About the Musarama image bank

This website provides you with access to selected images related to bananas.

From the Images page, you can browse through all the photos or the photos related to a given topic. Click on Advanced search to search using keywords and other criteria.

To download a photo, click on Add to my selection. Go to My selection in the horizontal menu to review your collection before downloading it. If you are a registered user, you can also save your selection of photos into a personal folder. If you would like to become a registered user, sign up here.

All images contain metadata, including caption, photographer and so on. These data are readable by almost all image manipulation programmes. By embedding the data in the files, we hope users will find it easier to make use of the images and their associated information. It should also be easier to give credit where credit is due.

The Musarama image bank is maintained by Bioversity International’s France office for ProMusa.
Bioversity International
France Office
1990 Bd de la Lironde
Parc Scientifique Agropolis II
34397 Montpellier - France Cedex 5
Tel. (33)467611302
Fax (33)467610334
ProMusa coordinator: Inge Van den Bergh
Image bank manager: Anne Vézina
Graphic assistant: Karen Lehrer

Terms of use
Except where otherwise noted, the content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Unported License. In other words, non-commercial use of the images is allowed as long as the photographer and the source – Musarama – are acknowledged. Online users should also provide a hyperlink to the image in Musarama.

No liability clause
Bioversity accepts liability for neither the content of the information contained on this site, nor for the consequences arising from its use or interpretation. The publisher or broadcaster accepts sole responsibility for changes to the information supplied with the photos.

Policy on personal data protection
The information recorded in your personal account is confidential. It is reserved for the exclusive use of the image bank and will not be shared. Contact us if you want to make changes to or delete your account.


We welcome feedback on the accuracy of the information provided with each image and on suggestions for improvements, such as topics on which you would like to see photos.

We would also like to know how these images are being used.

Send your feedback to the image bank manager.

Contribute to musarama

Share your photos on bananas by having them included in the image bank.

Contact the image bank manager to find out how to proceed.