Musa FHIA-03 ‘Sweetheart’
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Zingiberidae||Gingers and related plants|
|Order||Zingiberales||ginger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal, myoga, bananas, arrowroot, and others|
About plant names...
This banana cultivar developed by the government of Honduras. It is not found in the wild.
Identification: Only an expert could distinguish this from
other banana hybrids. It was developed for better disease resistance, and improved ability to tolerate
drought and wind.
Musa ‘Sweetheart’ on www.bananas.org
Musa ‘Sweetheart’ on Wikipedia
Musa ‘Sweetheart’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.
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2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA
Range: Zones 9-10:
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