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Musa ‘Dwarf Namwah’

 

Dwarf Namwah Banana, Pisang Awak

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassZingiberidaeGingers and related plants
OrderZingiberalesginger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal, myoga, bananas, arrowroot, and others
FamilyMusaceae
GenusMusa
Cultivar‘Dwarf Namwah’

About plant names...

This banana cultivar is also known as pisang awak.

Identification: Reaches 8-10' (2.4-3 m).

Online References:

Musa ‘Dwarf Namwah’ on www.dragonagro.com

Musa ‘Dwarf Namwah’ at Top Tropicals

Musa ‘Dwarf Namwah’ on www.bananas.org

Musa ‘Dwarf Namwah’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Musa ‘Dwarf (Dwarf Namwah Banana, Pisang Awak)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA

Range: Zones 8-10:

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