Musa velutina

Musa velutina
Caption: Erect bunch and male bud of the wild banana species, Musa velutina, named after the hairy and velvety appearance of its fruit. A popular ornamental plant, it is one of a handful of 'self-peeling' banana species whose fruit split open at maturity.
Keywords: Wild bananas
Species: Musa velutina
Date shot: 2001
Locality: Helsinki U. Botanic Garden
Country: Finland
Region: Europe
Photographer: Hakkinen, Markku
Resolution / Size: 806x1200px (1.32 MB)
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