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Generally, modern classifications of banana cultivars follow Simmonds and Shepherd's system. Cultivars are placed in groups based on the number of chromosomes they have and which species they are derived from. For a list of the cultivars classified under this system, see " List of banana cultivars ".
Ina team of scientists announced they had achieved a draft sequence of the genome of Musa acuminata. Thus the banana producer and distributor Chiquita produces publicity material for the American market which says that "a plantain is not a banana".
The stated differences are that plantains are more starchy and less sweet; they are eaten cooked rather than raw; they have thicker skin, which may be green, yellow or black; and they can be used at any stage of ripeness.
They are described by Ploetz et al.
Cavendish bananas are the most common dessert bananas sold An alternative approach divides bananas into dessert bananas and cooking bananas, with plantains being one of the subgroups of cooking bananas. A study of these cultivars showed that they could be placed into at least three groups based on their characteristics: Many bananas are used both raw and cooked.
There are starchy cooking bananas which are smaller than those eaten raw. The range of colors, sizes and shapes is far wider than in those grown or sold in Africa, Europe or the Americas.
Thus both Cavendish cultivarsthe classic yellow dessert bananas, and Saba cultivarsused mainly for cooking, are called pisang in Malaysia and Indonesiakluai in Thailand and chuoi in Vietnam.
Most Fe'i bananas are cooked, but Karat bananaswhich are short and squat with bright red skins, very different from the usual yellow dessert bananas, are eaten raw. In other regions of the world, particularly India, Southeast Asia and the islands of the Pacific, there are many more kinds of banana and the two-fold distinction is not useful and not made in local languages.
Plantains are one of many kinds of cooking bananas, which are not always distinct from dessert bananas. Historical cultivation See also: Musa acuminata Original native ranges of the ancestors of modern edible bananas.
Musa acuminata is shown in green and Musa balbisiana in orange. Southeast Asia is the region of primary diversity of the banana. Areas of secondary diversity are found in Africaindicating a long history of banana cultivation in the region. There is linguistic evidence that bananas were known in Madagascar around that time.
The spread of Islam was followed by far-reaching diffusion. There are numerous references to it in Islamic texts such as poems and hadiths beginning in the 9th century.Make sure this fits by entering your model number.; Here for sale are 10 musa acuminata banana seeds (And we always throw in a few extra!).
These seeds are very fresh and were just harvested. True to its name, the Ice Cream banana tree (Musa ‘Ice Cream’) delivers sweet, vanilla flavor in the shape of a blue banana. Growing outdoors in zones , this tree can tolerate cold temperatures down to 20 degrees, but can also be placed in a container and brought indoors for the winter months.
Types of Dwarf Banana Tree.
At one point, it was believed that all plantains or cooking bananas came from the species Musa paradisiaca, and all dessert bananas came from the species Musa sapientum. A one of a kind rare fruit nursery, specializing in exotic, tropical & sub-tropical fruiting trees and plants from around the world.
SHIPPING NOTICE: Since we ship seeds worldwide, the shipping cost varies greatly from country to country and the weight and size of the parcel determine the actual cost of postage.
To insure that your Hardy Banana was grown in Ohio, check the return address on the parcel. Banana plants grown in the North have proven to be much hardier than warm climate grown bananas.