Ethiopian Banana, Abyssinian Banana, False Banana, Ensete
|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|
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Musa ensete description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.
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8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 31 × 47" (79 × 119 cm)
The ensete is the large green and purple leaves. Also present are varietes of celosia and coleus. · 8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA